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 150
  • 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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It’s good but can be better
By Leonel Ignacio A. on 18. July 2021 for Cardiac Diseases

I wwould like to have more explanaition and algorithm of treatment

i like it
By dina k. on 06. July 2021 for Cardiac Diseases

eazy to understand clear ,and not too long . very very very like it

By MOHAMMED S. on 29. May 2021 for Testing on Patients and Therapy – Heart Failure

a very global and complete series about heart failure lectured by a very good professor

Thank you
By Yuli V. on 12. May 2021 for Pathophysiology – Heart Failure

I love Dr Alpert. He is so neat in his explanations and so kind in his answers. He would be one of the best professors in the earth. Thank you so much Lecturio for bringing him to us!