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 46
  • Concept Pages 22


Your Educators of course Pediatric Cardiology

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Dr. Brian Alverson is a Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medical Science at Brown University, as well as the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital, Rhode Island, USA.
He obtained his MD at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1999 and is currently also the Director of Undergraduate Pediatric Education at the Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University.
Due to his achievements in pediatric education, he has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Alverson teaches courses on Pediatrics.

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By Marahib O. on 06. September 2022 for Pediatric Cardiology

It is perfect .. Dr. Brian Alverson has a simple way to deliver informations. The course realy help me to achieve my goals. Thank you

Great revesion tool
By David F.K. M. on 05. September 2022 for Pediatric Cardiology

I went through these videos as I was revising for. My pediatrics rotation exams and it really helped me a lot.

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By Quang Linh V. on 25. April 2022 for Pediatric Cardiology

Tetralogy Fallot becomes an easily understandable condition with the lecture of Doctor Brian Alverson. I can now explain tetralogy of Fallot by myself with ease without learning it by heart

Very helpful
By Selma M. on 13. March 2022 for Pediatric Cardiology

Amazing lectures. Only complaint I would have is that some topics are missing but otherwise the explaining is very clear and concise. It is very helpful !