RAK Medical and Health Sciences University is First Medical University in the UAE to Obtain Five Stars in QS Stars Rating     College of Pharmacy at RAK Medical and Health Sciences University has obtained dual national and international accreditation for its Bachelor of Pharmacy program from the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)     All Programs are accredited by Ministry of Education, UAE.    All our programs are recognized by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Program Learning Outcomes

A. Knowledge

On successful completion of the BDS program the graduates will be able to:

  1. Recognize and explain the structure, function and pathogenesis of human body related to oral and maxillofacial region.
  2. Integrate the nature, structure and properties of biomaterials and demonstrate their application in dentistry.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the complex interrelationship between the biomedical sciences, clinical dental behavioral, and social sciences in oral health care
  4. Assess new information and data pertaining their validity and applicability to one’s professional decisions.

B. Skills

On successful completion of the BDS program the graduates will be able to:

  1. Take accurate, comprehensive and focused medical and dental histories and perform physical examination of head and neck region including the oral cavity.
  2. Evaluate the patient’s medical and dental problems and interpret the findings from the various diagnostic aids to formulate appropriate diagnosis.
  3. Collect and analyze relevant knowledge from various resources in order to make appropriate clinical decisions for patient’s oral health care
  4. Formulate and implement a plan of care for both the prevention and treatment of diseases and refer the advanced cases to other health specialties
  5. Perform common dental techniques and procedures in pre-clinical and clinical setting.

C. Competence

On successful completion of the BD program the graduates will be able to:

C1. Autonomy and Responsibility:

  1. Implement honesty and integrity in the relationship while dealing with patients, community and the dental profession.
  2. Manage patients independently and/or work in association with other health professionals by applying the scientific basis of different therapeutic modalities
  3. Educate, motivate and convince the patient for prevention, oral health promotion, and wellness.

C2. Role in Context:

  1. Diagnose the molecular basis of diseases and critique knowledge related to the management of dental problems in professional development.
  2. Practice professionalism with ethical standards and social responsibility in all aspects of dental practice.
  3. Communicate effectively with patients, their families, colleagues and other health care professionals, recognizing when patients have difficulties in coping with dental care and help them accept their role in prevention and treatment.

C3. Self-Development:

  1. Develop an effective working environment as part of an oral health care team, with appreciation of other health care professionals and agencies contributions.
  2. Follow the strategies to support self-directed life-long learning, research and innovation in the field of dental sciences.
  3. Adapt the ability to work safely and effectively with oral health care providers in diverse setting by upholding professional attitude.