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 4:58 h
  • Quiz questions 151
  • Articles 18


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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Very clear,very interesting!
By Alma B. on 25. May 2020 for Cardiac Diseases

Professor Alpert is clear, precise and makes the lessons very interesting, especially when mimicking heart sounds (helps me a lot!!!)

very helful
By ???? ا. on 19. May 2020 for Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System – Hypertension

very helpful thank u Dr.Joseph Alpert . .. eqwfrwe fwae tfeag ewgwew . .

I like it very much
By Kiijjambu J. on 18. May 2020 for Cardiac Diseases

To be sincere I have got all the answers to my questions in Cardiology.I have received information more than that I hoped for. Thank you.

By Eliecer M. on 04. May 2020 for Cardiac Diseases

I think I could go deeper into the treatment since it is mentioned superficially.