I am privileged and honored to welcome you at Nursing College of Ras Al Khaimah Medical and Health Sciences University.
The RAK College of Nursing has grown significantly since its foundation in 2007 when it established a baccalaureate-nursing program. Currently, we have two undergraduate level educational programs: BSN degree for the high school graduates and RN-BSN Bridge program (diploma-trained registered nurses). We are proud to make a mention about our Master of Science in Nursing degree program in many specialties (Adult Health Nursing, Pediatric nursing, Community Health Nursing and Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and Master of Science in Midwifery). This is the first Master's program in nursing in UAE.
At the present time, nursing, considered as one of the main pillars of healthcare system in any country and has a major contribution in the development of health and the transformation of health services to meet the needs and expectations of individuals, families and communities. The goal of RAK College of Nursing is to prepare students to become compassionate and excellent nurses who are caring and equipped with current evidence-based knowledge and high level of competencies to provide safe and quality healthcare services therefore, our curriculum for different level degree programs is unique, dynamic, reflecting the needs of our changing health care system. Our curriculum balances theory with clinical. The college is equipped with state-of-the art equipment to give students experience from practicing basic assessment skills to managing patients with complex critical care needs utilizing simulation experiences.
Our philosophy is based on collaboration and partnership with stakeholders in healthcare and our community at the national and international levels as well as benchmarking with distinguished and prestigious nursing colleges to graduate professional nurses and leaders in an environment characterized by respecting diversity, academic socialization, happiness and empowerment to achieve the best learning outcomes.
Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Al Faouri,
Dean, RAK College of Nursing