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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Great job thank you so much!
By Abramyan K. on 09. February 2019 for Rules for Ordering Tests – Invasive and Non-invasive Tests (Diagnostics)

I wish the explained the same way in school. Finally it's clear!

On point
By Tsetseglen U. on 07. January 2019 for Cardiac Output – Physiology of the Heart

Dr.Alpert's lectures are always on point, and easy to follow.

By Richard Washington R. on 06. November 2018 for Cardiovascular System – Anatomy of the Heart

buena pero muy corto el video quisiera saber como puedo ver mas del video

Very good!
By Arielle Karina T. on 27. October 2018 for The Four Heart Chambers and Their Function – Anatomy of the Heart

You make this topic seem simple to understand by explaining it clearly :)