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 1:35 h
  • Quiz questions 44
  • Concept Pages 18


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 Prudence M. on 02. October 2021 for Pediatric Cardiology

How you summerise important aspects Concise Informative Like it a lot

Super enjoyable and useful!
By Esmeralda G. on 08. July 2021 for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)

Awesome lecture as always! I've been more into my Paediatrics course right now thanks to Dr. Brian, I can understand really fast and easily the concepts and then review more in depth material like books and articles. I love the notes new feature, the slides in PDF and the articles posted here! I really enjoy going through these topics!

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By José Adrián N. on 02. June 2021 for Pediatric Cardiology

Everything was ok, so clear and with The most important you have to know

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By Alaena A. on 29. May 2021 for Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)

I really liked the explanation for the different types of heart block!