Introduction to the Cardiac System
Introduction to the Cardiac System

Introduction to the Cardiac System

by Joseph Alpert, MD

Basic Cardiology: Getting to grips with the physiology and functionality of the heart

Do you know the six most important components of the heart, or could you describe their interactions in detail?

Dr. Joseph Alpert, Professor of Medicine and Director of Coronary Care at the University of Arizona, illustrates these in detail. Furthermore, he will explain how to treat and detect cardiac diseases and abnormalities.

This course additionally covers:

  • The anatomy of the heart
  • Diagnostics
  • Therapy

Course Details

  • Videos 28
  • Duration 4:02 h
  • Quiz questions 143
  • Articles 16


Your Educators of course Introduction to the Cardiac System

 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 was clear and simple to understand
By Ragda B. on 16. August 2018 for Cardiovascular System – Anatomy of the Heart

It was so simple and easy to understand but lots of details were missing. Overall it was a great job.

Love it
By hnin w. on 05. August 2018 for Components of the Heart – Anatomy of the Heart

I like Dr. Alpert's clear and precise explanations and it has helped me understand the anatomy much better.

Cardiac system
By Michael E. on 16. July 2018 for Introduction to the Cardiac System

This has been a very interesting topic. It was well explained very good presentation by the course lecturer.

stop using/saying uhh ehh(good explaination
By maxwell C. on 20. May 2018 for The Four Heart Chambers and Their Function – Anatomy of the Heart

the way you explain was great, you've help lots of us understand, but when u start saying uhh ehhh we instantly lose focus on what we were learning about , so pls avoid saying uhh ehh tahnk you btw

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