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 138
  • Articles 19


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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excellent presentation
By kofi o. on 04. August 2020 for Cardiac Diseases

the lectures are well illustrated and the lecturer is very audibly clear.

By Nicolás L. on 28. July 2020 for Pathophysiology – Heart Failure

This lecture couldn´t be clearer! I understood everything completely even though I'm not even a native english speaker

By ali s. on 21. July 2020 for Cardiac Diseases

more helpful on my medical activity i'm interesting more on cardiology

By RAFAEL A. on 14. July 2020 for Causes and Symptoms – Heart Failure

Excellent lecture! Very clear and easy to understand. Explanation easy to follow.