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 9:00 h
  • Quiz questions 277
  • 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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excellent presentation
By kofi o. on 04. August 2020 for Cardiac Diseases

the lectures are well illustrated and the lecturer is very audibly clear.

By Nicolás L. on 28. July 2020 for Pathophysiology – Heart Failure

This lecture couldn´t be clearer! I understood everything completely even though I'm not even a native english speaker

By ali s. on 21. July 2020 for Cardiac Diseases

more helpful on my medical activity i'm interesting more on cardiology

By RAFAEL A. on 14. July 2020 for Causes and Symptoms – Heart Failure

Excellent lecture! Very clear and easy to understand. Explanation easy to follow.