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 8:59 h
  • Quiz questions 294
  • 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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By Sebastián D. on 20. March 2020 for Six Areas of Consensus – Coronary Artery Disease

Its just so awesome that im able to take this class from a Professor like you. Im from Argentina, and i have been waiting so much for a platform like Lecturio, im in love whit this page, i considere it a privilege, and whit the quality of information whit every single class

By Sebastián D. on 18. March 2020 for Mitral Stenosis – Valvular Heart Disease

I really like your classes Dr Joseph, they are really specific and useful

Great lecturer
By Michael L. on 24. February 2020 for Cardiac Diseases

Great overview of common cardiac issues and treatments, positive learning experience!

Course of hearth
By Pablo Maria P. on 20. February 2020 for Cardiac Diseases

Excellent. Ultra professional and specific items to learn and understand the patologies.