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
  • Articles 19

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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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Lecture is great
By Irfan A. on 06. April 2021 for Pediatric Cardiology

Great,Great,Great,Great,Great,Great,Great,Great,GreatzGreat,Great

 
My favorite pediatrician
By Ghadeer K. on 07. March 2021 for Pediatric Cardiology

He makes everything so easy!!!!! Dr. Alverson is one of the reasons I considered submitting to Lecturio. Absolutely brilliant.

 
Its awesome.. Just few things to be added.
By NaxBitw . on 20. February 2021 for Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)

I really love it.. I just wish it have the indications and timing of the repair.

 
Good lecture
By Jalil Z. on 07. October 2020 for Tachyarrhythmias (Tachycardia): Treatment

Brilliant. Once again the view from afar gives a clearer understanding of the whole topic. What I did not understand are the indication for Beta-blockers, Digoxin and Flecainide. Thank you!