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 44
  • 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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Well done
By SAUD A. on 02. September 2020 for Pediatric Cardiology

Reviewed in easy way interesting and short section with added questions

 
Great lecture
By Jalil Z. on 26. August 2020 for Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)

Excellent lecture as usual. It makes a complicated topic much easier. Thanks!

 
Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 26. August 2020 for Tricuspid Atresia

Excellent lecture as usual. Complex topic made easy, thanks a lot!

 
Great lecture
By Jalil Z. on 26. August 2020 for Truncus Arteriosus and Transposition of the Great Vessels (TGV)

Excellent lecture, good overview of the different CHD, thank you very much!