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 20


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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wasted 15 min
By Mohamed N. on 21. January 2021 for Six Areas of Consensus – Coronary Artery Disease

basically 15min of my life thrown into garbage... I mean even lay people know this info..

By Abdelhakim D. on 21. January 2021 for Cardiac Diseases

Because lecture is nice, I like active teacher and dislike lazy Joseph and all management who give us this important opportunity

Very good lecture from an incredible Dr./Teacher
By JOSE ANTONIO P. on 20. January 2021 for Sinus, Atrial and Ventricular Rhythm – Cardiac Dysrhythmia

Easy to understand, well explained, very high yield. thank you

Heart failure
By Az P. on 15. January 2021 for Definition – Heart Failure

Nice topic and the speaker is good , he has the potential that all the listener is willing to hear what is he lecturing because his quality of voice and the quality of his teaching is an example of professional.