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 289
  • 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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It’s good but can be better
By Leonel Ignacio A. on 18. July 2021 for Cardiac Diseases

I wwould like to have more explanaition and algorithm of treatment

"Practice, practice, practice."
By Elle W. on 09. July 2021 for Reading Ecgs – The Patient's History (Diagnostics)

Dr Alpert explains the introduction to ECG in a fun way. He can connect with the students even online. I like how he demonstrates atrial fibrillation like he's rapping. Will definitely remember that one.

i like it
By dina k. on 06. July 2021 for Cardiac Diseases

eazy to understand clear ,and not too long . very very very like it

Great lecture
By andres d. on 08. June 2021 for Electrical Conduction System – Physiology of the Heart

The explanation was great. It was way better than my instructor's.