Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric Cardiology

Pediatric Cardiology

by Brian Alverson, MD

This course is for medical students, residents and physicians who are preparing for the USMLE Step 2 or Step 3 exam, studying for their clerkship Shelf Exam, or wishing to review the essential components of pediatrics. This course covers the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of a variety of problems in pediatric cardiology. This includes congenital heart disease, heart inflammation, and arrhythmia in children.

The most important learning outcomes are:

  • Understanding the basic types of structural heart disease
  • Learning the basics of acute inflammation of all layers of the heart (endocardium, myocardium and pericardium)
  • Learn the diagnosis and management of arrhythmia in children

Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years and is an award-winning teacher. He is co-author of the book "Step Up to Pediatrics" and over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Alverson has extensive experience in preparing students for the USMLE exams and has significant test-writing experience.

Course Details

  • Videos 18
  • Duration 1:34 h
  • Quiz questions 47
  • Articles 16

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Your Educators of course Pediatric Cardiology

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years.He has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools. He is an author of the book "Step Up to Pediatrics" and over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Alverson has extensive experience in preparing students for the USMLE exams and has test writing experience as well.


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thank you so mush it was helpful
By gumaa a. on 07. April 2019 for Pediatric Cardiology

thank you so mush it was helpful thank you so mush it was helpful

 
Great way to categorise them all!
By Lorcán Ó. on 31. March 2019 for Truncus Arteriosus and Transposition of the Great Vessels (TGV)

Great break down of each of the different cardiac conditions and how to differentiate between them!

 
Great lecture
By Allan K. on 24. February 2019 for Pediatric Cardiology

simplified and easily explained; easy to understand. thank you very much

 
Good
By Wenting M. on 04. February 2019 for Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)

Engaging. Good clinical correlation from his own experience in practice. Good explanation of physiology and tie in with pathology.