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 8:35 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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On point
By Tsetseglen U. on 07. January 2019 for Cardiac Output – Physiology of the Heart

Dr.Alpert's lectures are always on point, and easy to follow.

Vividly describe the sounds of murmurs
By Li J. on 18. December 2018 for Aortic Stenosis – Valvular Heart Disease

Very vividly described the sounds of murmurs, which helping me remember it in an interesting way, love it :-)

.....yes.. next videp
By Gregory G. on 09. December 2018 for Conduction System – Cardiac Dysrhythmia two you three hour five by siix seven eight nine. Ten

By Mercy a. on 12. November 2018 for Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

He is a great teacher made cardiac arrhythmias so easy! As a nursing student, i did not realize how important it was to have an in-depth understanding of human anatomy including the heart.

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