Introduction to Cardiology
Introduction to Cardiology

Introduction to Cardiology

by Joseph Alpert, MD, Lecturio USMLE

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 14
  • Duration 8:35 h
  • Quiz questions 75
  • Topic reviews 18


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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Very Informative
By Grace S. on 03. December 2016 for Heart Failure

The lecture was informative and explained well. I am a sonographer and I would recommend other sonographers.

It is exactly what everyone nneds
By Isam B. on 27. November 2016 for Introduction to the Cardiac System

I am a candidate for MRCP. I found this course as smarter as I never have seen before. The content and the way the lecturer presenting his ideas. Isam Baloul MOH Saudi Arabia

Very clear!
By Gabriel F. on 03. November 2016 for Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

Great lecturer! Easy to understand and the visuals help a lot.

Great lecture
By Younghee S. on 01. November 2016 for Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

Great overviews with very concise explanations!! Dr. Alpert's lecture is very easy to be understood. Thanks much! Hope the application become more affordable soon.

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