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 9:10 h
  • Quiz questions 282
  • Concept Pages 33


Your Educators of course Introduction to Cardiology

 Joseph Alpert, MD

Joseph Alpert, MD

Dr. Joseph Alpert is the Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Director of Coronary Care and Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine, USA.
He obtained his Medical Degree cum laude from Harvard Medical School in 1969. Currently, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Association of Professors of Medicine, and Editor-in-Chief of The American Journal of Medicine.
Due to his achievements, he earned the Gifted Teacher Award from the American College of Cardiology in 2004.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Alpert teaches courses on Cardiology and the Cardiac System.

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By Otto R. on 08. April 2022 for Introduction to the Cardiac System

Presented a complex topic in a simple way without sacrificing the content. The lighthearted analogies are welcome. I enjoy all of Dr. Alpert lectures. Great work!

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By Tolulope A. on 05. April 2022 for Cardiac Diseases

I found the delivery of Prof Joseph Alpert awesome and lucid

By Abd A. on 16. January 2022 for Cardiac Diseases

Greatest teacher every where god blesses you thanks for all your effort

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By Gulbanu S. on 14. January 2022 for Cardiac Diseases

This course has an excellent content and brilliantly explained by a professor Joseph Alpert MD. Many thanks indeed.