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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Lecture is great
By Irfan A. on 26. March 2021 for Cardiac Diseases

Likes it very much, like it very much, like it very much

Great lectures
By Elena V. on 15. March 2021 for Other Forms of Therapy – Hypertension

I would recommend these series of lectures to anyone interested in health care! Dr. Joseph Alpert is a great teacher, I feel very lucky for being able to listen to him.

Great lectures
By Elena V. on 08. March 2021 for Acute Coronary Syndrome – Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Alpert's lectures are excellent! He knows what us, students, need to learn and how to explain everything in an easy and understandable way. I am very grateful for being able to listen to him.

Great explaining of Cardiac disease
By Alaa k. on 03. March 2021 for Cardiac Diseases

An informative covering of cadiac disease with excellent instructor which deserve 5 stars and more.