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 68
  • Duration 9:02 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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clear explanations
By Isidore N. on 17. September 2019 for Cardiac Diseases

I like the presenter's style of explaining ; both clear and to the point

Enjoyed the course. Thanks.
By Thiviet N. on 31. August 2019 for Other Forms of Therapy – Hypertension

Great explanations and easy to understand and follow lectures. It has been a pleasure to learn from this teacher.

Good Explanations
By Thiviet N. on 01. July 2019 for Tricuspid Regurgitation – Valvular Heart Disease

Dr. Alpert's videos really helped me with my studies. The explanations were clear and easy to follow. Thanks.

Dermatology and cardiology
By ALLAN K. on 27. June 2019 for Cardiac Diseases

revising and new insights to old subject for an old timer like myself from a developing country like Papua New Guinea in the Pacific Thanks a lot A. Kulunga