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 9:16 h
  • Quiz questions 280
  • Concept Pages 39


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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Updated well presented info.
By AlHassan A. on 05. May 2024 for Cardiac Diseases

Very nice lectures. Well prepared and presented. Updated to the recent guidelines.

The anatomy and physiology of the heart
By Silvin S. on 13. April 2024 for Introduction to the Cardiac System

It’s comprehensively done very excellent, I’m looking forward to having the upcoming lectures to be of more advantages to me also.

Easy to understand cardiology problems.
By Hilda Maria P. on 10. April 2024 for Diuretics – Cardiovascular Pharmacology

Cardiology is a very important matter, patients use to be very ill and medical decisions has to be well oriented. Prof Alpert has the hability to explain slowly, well oriented way and insist in what we see in practice. thank you so much.

Amazing Intro!!!
By Hafsat N. on 23. February 2024 for Classification – Congenital Heart Disease

It is a comprehensive introduction, which makes it easier to follow along. I like how he explains every term he mentions. It made it much easier to understand, and I didn't need to google everything he mentioned.