Introduction to Cardiac Diseases
Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

by Joseph Alpert, MD

Advanced Cardiology: Preventing heart failures and more

Cardiologists and doctors in general have to face various diseases and issues threatening the functions of the human heart. Therefore, average knowledge concerning its physics and functions won't suffice for students of medicine.

Within his role as medical director of cardiac rehabilitation, Dr. Joseph Alpert regularly examines complex aspects like heart failures, disorders of the endocardium or hypertension.

Moreover he exemplifies:

  • Heart valve defect
  • Disorders of the myokard
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiac dysrhythmia

Course Details

  • Videos 37
  • Duration 4:32 h
  • Quiz questions 165
  • Articles 15


Your Educators of course Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

 Joseph Alpert, MD

Joseph Alpert, MD

Dr. Alpert is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine and Director of Coronary Care and Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine, Tucson, United States.

Before joining the UA, he worked at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester as Professor of Medicine, Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Vice Chairman of Medicine. From 1992 – 2006 he was also Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the UA College of Medicine.

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By Barbara K. on 21. September 2017 for Complications of Hypertension – Hypertension

The lecture in a very clear way explains the crucial mechanisms of Hypertension and helps to understand and remember forever these complex mechanisms

By zeen v. on 08. September 2017 for Sinus, Atrial and Ventricular Rhythm – Cardiac Dysrhythmia

ECGs are still ambiguous. there should atleast be a pointer on the screen to indicate what and where he is talking about. I am lost in his coordinates. Its like teaching map skills without a map legend

clear explanation of topic
By Tushar L. on 06. September 2017 for Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

Good explanation of topic and therapy and management. Understandable information of drugs used.

Very helpfule
By Amal A. on 24. August 2017 for Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

Great explanation great job thank you so much for your efforts

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