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 7
  • Duration 4:33 h
  • Quiz questions 29
  • Topic reviews 10


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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could cover topics in more detail
By Jacob R. on 03. September 2016 for Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

Some topics like ECG could be covered in much more depth. Not really at medical school exam depth

Very Informative
By Shannon B. on 20. July 2016 for Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

Excellent course! Lots of pertinent information explained simply , thanks Prof. Alpert

Future nurse
By Denise D. on 12. July 2016 for Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

I love studying cardiology. I have plans to be a cardio Nurse. Professor. Joseph Alpert is an excellent teacher

thank you
By saleh a. on 22. June 2016 for Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

thank you prof.alpert for this nice lictures i had so much fun learning from it

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