Vision College of Dentistry and Nursing was established in Riyadh in 2009 to be a tributary of dental and nursing sciences, modern knowledge and a contemporary civilization project that embodies the vision of the wise leadership in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in spreading science and knowledge and meet the needs of the Saudi society. Vision College of Dentistry and Nursing in Riyadh grant a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery (BDS) and a Bachelor’s degree in General Nursing (BGN). The first batch of nursing students were graduated in 2012, while those in the dental specialization graduated 2015.
In the BDS, the study duration is 6 years and is to be completed by an additional internship year in the 7th year. The graduation requirements for obtaining the scientific degree are distributed into levels according to the study plan approved by the Board of Trustees. The study plan is designed to be taught in 12 levels, 98 courses, and 200 credit hours. Prof. Abdullah Aldahmash is the Dean of the College and Manager of the BDS Program.
In the BGN, the study duration is 4 years and is to be completed by an additional internship year in the 5th year. The graduation requirements for obtaining the scientific degree are distributed into levels according to the study plan approved by the Board of Trustees. The study plan is designed to be taught in 8 levels, 37 courses, and 132 credit hours. Prof. Abdullah Aldahmash is the Dean of the College and Manager of the BGN Program.
Learning resources are maintained adequate for teaching and learning activities.
Laboratories include 13 basic and basic medical sciences labs equipped with advanced devices and material along with the standard safety measures. Computer labs are equipped with the powerful PCs and connectivity. The well-equipped Vision Colleges Skills and Simulation Center (VCSS) provides training on a wide array of clinical skills and is accredited by the AHA for delivering BLS courses. The Central Library includes more than 15,000 paper-form and electronic books. In addition, there is an active subscription to the Saudi Digital Library, which enables students and faculty members to access the latest international scientific databases. The programs are served by various facilities within the Vision Colleges campus including several sports areas, lounges, brand cafeterias and coffee-shops for male and female students. Vision Colleges have recently acquired Institutional Academic Accreditation from the National Center for Academic Accreditation and Evaluation.