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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Our Heart and Cardiovascular System

3 videos (Total 23 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
3 videos
Blood Vessels and Coronary Arteries6m
Sympathetic Nervous System7m
1 reading
Further Readings30m
4 practice exercises
Anatomy and Function6m
Blood Vessels and Coronary Arteries6m
Sympathetic Nervous System6m
Assessment Module 130m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Risk Factors and Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases

8 videos (Total 68 min), 5 readings, 7 quizzes
8 videos
Myograph5m
Cycling Stretch Machine5m
Smoking8m
Hypertension/RAAS11m
Lipids9m
Diabetes8m
Sports Cardiology / Physical Exercise13m
5 readings
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics20m
Smoking Cessation30m
Aging, Acculturation, Salt Intake, and Hypertension in the Kuna of Panama20m
Further Reading30m
Further Reading20m
7 practice exercises
Aging6m
Smoking6m
Hypertension6m
Lipids6m
Diabetes6m
Sports Cardiology / Physical Exercise6m
Assessment Module 230m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Diagnosis & Early Management

6 videos (Total 54 min), 3 readings, 7 quizzes
6 videos
Early Medical Treatment6m
The Role of Imaging7m
Percutaneous Intervention12m
Takotsubo Syndrome7m
Acute Myocarditis7m
3 readings
Further Readings45m
Further Reading30m
Further Reading30m
7 practice exercises
Diagnosis Emergency measures in Acute Coronary Syndrome6m
Early Medical Treatment6m
The Role of Imaging6m
Percutaneous Intervention4m
Takotsubo Syndrome6m
Acute Myocarditis6m
Assessment Module 330m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Follow up and Rehabilitation

3 videos (Total 39 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
3 videos
Secondary Prevention14m
Outcome after Acute Coronary Syndromes13m
3 readings
Further Reading30m
Further Reading30m
Impact of Inflammation30m
3 practice exercises
Rehabilitation6m
Secondary Prevention6m
Assessment Module 430m
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Top reviews from Myocardial Infarction

By RAMar 18th 2019

Recommend everyone to take this course to gain a better understanding of their own heart.

By PPMay 12th 2018

Very succinct and clear explanation to causes, treatment and aftermath of MI.

Instructor

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Prof. Thomas F. Lüscher

MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC
Professor and Director of the Cardiology Department, University Heart Center Zurich, University Hospital Zurich

About University of Zurich

Founded in 1833, the University of Zurich (UZH) is Switzerland’s largest university, with a cur­rent enrollment of over 26,000 students. Made up of seven faculties covering approximately 100 different subject areas, UZH is proud to offer the most comprehensive aca­demic program in the country....

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