RAK Medical & Health Sciences University,
Al Qusaidat, Near RAK Hospital
PO Box : 11172
Ras Al Khaimah
United Arab Emirates
The faculty and students shall have access to RAKCODS Dental clinics completely equipped with the state-of-the-art dental units. The college is using paperless environment. In this context Hospital Information Management System is already implemented for maintenance of patient records and Virtual learning Environment for student education. The students will be offered opportunities to carry out discipline based and Comprehensive Oral Care on their assigned patients in Dental Clinics during V, VI, VII, VIII, IX and X semester.
RAKCODS provides clinical training to its students from year 1 in the form of clinical orientation. Preclinical courses begin from year 2 and year 3. Clinical courses will begin from year 3 and continue until year 5. We provide a discipline based training for all subjects including Clinical Periodontics, Clinical Oral Surgery, Clinical Endodontics, Clinical Prosthodontics, Clinical Operative Dentistry, Oral Medicine, Clinical Pediatric Dentistry and Clinical Orthodontics. From year 5 of the students RAKCODS provides them with a comprehensive clinical training apart from discipline based training.
RAKCODS is also using the facilities of Sheikh Saqr Hospital, Ibrahim Bin Hamad Obaidullah Hospital for Hospital Dentistry, General Medicine and General Surgery training in Ras Al Khaimah for clinical training. In all clinical areas of dentistry instruction is provided through lectures, seminars, problem oriented learning and clinical practices. The students are also involved in finishing comprehensive treatment of all their cases of which the best two will be used for their treatment planning presentations which are a part of their curriculum. RAKCODS curriculum also provides ample resources and encouragement towards student research projects as is reflected in the curriculum wherein they have research project as an integral subject during year 5.
RAKCODS is on the pathway of achieving total quality management (TQM) by implementing health quality standards.