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 14


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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Great lecturer
By Michael L. on 24. February 2020 for Cardiac Diseases

Great overview of common cardiac issues and treatments, positive learning experience!

Course of hearth
By Pablo Maria P. on 20. February 2020 for Cardiac Diseases

Excellent. Ultra professional and specific items to learn and understand the patologies.

I understood it like I have never done
By Rosemary O. on 12. January 2020 for Cardiac Diseases

The way to was presented made It very simple and very easy to understand

excellent, informative & illustrative videos and quizzes. thank you
By D. Eman A. on 12. January 2020 for Cardiac Diseases

excellent, informative & illustrative videos and quizzes whishing for more and more in other topics of cardiovascular medicine. thank you