Introduction to Cardiology
Introduction to Cardiology

Introduction to Cardiology

by Joseph Alpert, MD

Basic and advanced cardiology

The heart takes an important part both in the human body and medical studies. Its overall mechanics or problems intimidating its functionality need to be clear in every student's mind.

Dr. Joseph Alpert has gathered vast experience in the field of cardiology. He received his doctorate at the University of Arizona where he now works as Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation. During this course, he will present the fundamentals and specifics any cardiologist needs to know.

Additionally, the following topics are discussed:

  • Cardiovascular pharmacology
  • Overview of cardiovascular diseases
  • Disorders of the endocard
  • Hypertension

Course Details

  • Videos 65
  • Duration 8:37 h
  • Quiz questions 280
  • Articles 32


Your Educators of course Introduction to Cardiology

 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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By Olanya A. on 17. May 2019 for Pathophysiology – Heart Failure

Many time i do not understand the pathology of heart failure, especially on compensatory mechanisms

It was a very good review!!!
By Tatiana M. on 13. May 2019 for Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

The course is really good if you have the basics or a review.

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By MART?N EFT?K A. on 08. May 2019 for The Four Heart Chambers and Their Function – Anatomy of the Heart

Explaining the circulation clearly. Sticks to the head. Thank you!

thank you so mush it was helpful
By gumaa a. on 07. April 2019 for Introduction to the Cardiac System

thank you so mush it was helpful thank you so mush it was helpful