Cardiac Diseases
Cardiac Diseases

Cardiac Diseases

by Joseph Alpert, MD

Advanced Cardiology: Heart failure prevention and more

Cardiologists and doctors in general have to take into account various diseases and issues which threaten the functions of the human heart. In these cases, an average knowledge concerning cardiac physics and functions won't suffice, especially for medical students.

Within his role as medical director of the cardiac rehabilitation department, Dr. Joseph Alpert regularly examines complex aspects including heart failure, disorders of the endocardium, and hypertension.

He will also discuss:

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

Course Details

  • Videos 40
  • Duration 4:59 h
  • Quiz questions 134
  • Articles 16


Your Educators of course 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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Great teacher
By lora g. on 16. October 2020 for Cardiac Diseases

Doctor Alpert teaches clearly and with an enthusiasm that makes learning easy and enjoyable.

Very good app
By Lavanya S. on 03. October 2020 for Cardiac Diseases

No words to explain...such a good app. I was mesmerized by seeing topics and the way the professors explain.....

By med s. on 30. September 2020 for Other Forms of Therapy – Hypertension

Love this course so much. You make the cardiology much easier to understand. Thanks a lot Dr. Alpert.

Love it.
By med s. on 27. September 2020 for Cardiac Diseases

Love this course very much. Thanks a lot Lecturio. Thanks Dr. Alpert.