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 281
  • 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 was clear and simple to understand
By Ragda B. on 16. August 2018 for Cardiovascular System – Anatomy of the Heart

It was so simple and easy to understand but lots of details were missing. Overall it was a great job.

clear, to the point, engaging
By Indrit B. on 08. August 2018 for Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

I loved this course by Dr. Alpert. Very clear, I finally understand most cardio diseases. I agree also with most other collegues stating that perhaps would be useful to have responses to questions.

Love it
By hnin w. on 05. August 2018 for Components of the Heart – Anatomy of the Heart

I like Dr. Alpert's clear and precise explanations and it has helped me understand the anatomy much better.

I was able to understand the topic well. Plus questions are provided to evaluate my learning. It was very good.
By Maritoni Jehannie G. on 28. July 2018 for Pathophysiology – Heart Failure

I was able to understand the topic well. Plus questions are provided to evaluate my learning. It was very good.

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