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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The explanations went direct to the point. Yes, I would recommend it.
By Mary M. on 11. March 2019 for Definition – Heart Failure

The explanations went direct to the point. Yes, I woul recpmment this lecture.

Easy to understand
By Erika G. on 09. March 2019 for Valves and the Electrical System – Anatomy of the Heart

Easy explained! I like his pace and how he gives examples

Simply perfect.
By Carlos F. on 06. March 2019 for Testing on Patients and Therapy – Heart Failure

I really like it, was the perfect words and way to use them

Perfectally fine lecture
By sam t. on 04. March 2019 for Secondary Dilated Cardiomyopathy – Cardiomyopathy

Good lecture. dont understand why someone gave it only a one