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EDUCATIONAL LABORATORIES

Kirkuk Medical College consists of eight scientific laboratories. Seven of them are used for preliminary studies and one for higher studies.

The main objectives of having these laboratories are to aid students of preliminary studies, to do the practical activities of their basic theory subjects and at the same time to help the higher studies students to accomplish their researches through applications of practical experiments in laboratories designed for researches. The quality of these laboratories is rated by a special committee through using of specific measures. The accreditation unit, which belongs to the quality assurance and university performance department of the college, has a role in supervision of these laboratories, in order to make them suitable for education. The followings are explanation of each laboratory of the college supported by pictures. 

        

1- Anatomy Lab.

It is specialized in studying the practical part of Anatomy to students of the first and second stage. In this lab. , the students learn about the natural parts of the human body. The teaching depends on the real cadavers and the plastic models imported from Germany. The lab. Also has plastic parts of different parts of human body. Data show is used for educational purposes. The lab. Belongs to Anatomy branch.

IMG 7960anatomy lab

 

2- Biochemistry Lab.

The lab. Trains the first year students the basic bases for understanding the different concentrations of different chemicals. The students should be able to understand, the basis of various chemical reactions important from the health and medical point of view as well. Training the students of the second stage, on how to diagnose of various diseases through measuring of different concentrations related to those diseases such as, blood glucose, lipid profile, and liver enzymes levels. The students also learned how to withdraw blood from patients properly. The lab. Belongs to Biochemistry branch.

chems lab2chems lab

 

3- Physiology and Physics Lab.

In this lab. The students of second stage are trained on, how to with draw blood and conduct the different laboratory tests related to blood physiology. The lab. Also supported with digital recording heart sounds, ECG, and spirometry instruments. The laboratory also includes the medical physics lab. Which is specialized for teaching the practical part of physics to the students of the first stage. The lab. Belongs to Physiology branch.

physio lab2physio lab

 

4- Microbiology Lab.

In this lab. The students of the first year, are trained on how to make different sterilization methods, the students also learned about the large molecules forming the human body as well. In addition to that, training the students to conduct some laboratory and genetic tests. Third stage students are taught Microbiology, which includes bacteria, viruses, and fungi. They are also trained on different techniques used for culturing and diagnosis of bacteria. This lab also teaches the, medical Parasitology and the diagnostic methods of medically important parasites for the third stage students. The lab. Belongs to the Microbiology branch.

micro lab2micro lab

 

5- Pathology Lab.

It is specialized in studying the practical part of Pathology to students of third stage, and trains them on how to use microscope in studying of various pathological tissues. The lab belongs to Pathology and forensic branch.

patho lab2patho lab 

 

6- Pharmacology Lab.

It is specialized in studying the practical part of Pharmacology, and it aims to support the students with scientific skills to make them eligible in this part of medicine. Other things such as, writing perfect medical prescription, knowing the mechanism of action of some medications, injecting fluids into human body through cannula are taught as well. In the second term, groups of students asked to make scientific seminars and presented them before the other groups. The lab. Belongs to Pharmacology branch.

  

7- Educational Computer Classroom

First established in 2006, where it was initially consisted of ten computers only. Later on, some brand new touch screen computers provided for the classroom, and the number jumped up to 12 computers. There are also posters, hardware, and smart board in the classroom. The classroom supported with HP classroom manager, and Wi-Fi systems. In this room, the students of first year are trained on the practical part of information technology subject. Online exams of IT subject and the other subjects belong to the other scientific branches of the college are conducted through the college electronic administration system. This classroom belongs to computer and internet section. 

computr lab2computr lab

 

8- Laboratory of Medical Research and Higher Studies

First established in 2010. It is located at the second floor of the main building of Kirkuk Medical College. It is equipped with brand new laboratory instruments, necessary for conducting research of different medical specializations like, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, etc. The lab. Receives higher studies ( M.Sc. and Ph.D) students, who had advantage of the lab. For conducting their research and publish papers in some medical journals with good impact factors. 

research lab 

Iraqi Board Center

A brief summary about the center:

The Iraqi board for medical specializations developed three training centers in Kirkuk city for training of board students, which is affiliated to the medicine college, the first one is Internal Medicine center in 2015, the second one is Surgery center 2016 and finally the third one is the Gynecology and Obs. center in 2017.

 

The center’s tasks:

The center focuses on supervising and training the students of the Iraqi board for medical specializations, who are seeking to get the PhD. Degree (Iraqi Board) in internal medicine, general surgery, or Gynecology, At Azadi Teaching Hospital, students will be given scientific activities such as:

1- Prsenenting pathological cases

2- Holding seminars.

3- Journal clubs

4- Medical lectures.

For more information about the activities of the Iraqi board center, please visit our website.

 

The mechanism of admission is central and through the Iraqi board for medical specializations/Baghdad.

The center composed of  41 students of different specializations and levels and as follows:

 

Internal medicine center

surgery center

Gynecology center

15

8

18

 

 

Members of the Center:

Internal Medicine Center

1

Prof. Dr. Sabah Muhammad Hameed Zangana/ The manager of the center

2

Assist. Prof. Dr. Dilshad Sabir Mohammed Amin/Supervisor

3

Assist. Prof. Dr. Mohammed Ali Khalif/ Supervisor

4

Assist. Prof. Dr. Abdullah Adil Raof/ Supervisor

5

Dr. Sammer  Sa’ad Abdul-Hussein/Supervisor

Surgery Center

1

Assist. Prof. Dr. Hussein Qadir Ahmed/The manager of the center

2

Assist. Prof. Dr. Fakharadeen Najm Nassir/supervisor

3

Assist. Prof. Dr. Loay Shihab Ahmed/supervisor

Gynecology Center

1

Prof. Dr. Aylaa Khadir Ghalib/The Manager of the center.

Dean's speech

Peace, God's blessing and graciousness be upon you

At a time, where all the departments of the ministry of higher education and research including our university in Kirkuk honourably compete and aspire to improve on its knowledge and performance for the service of our nation and in order to succeed and innovate to gain a good academic accreditation; our college of medicine in the university of Kirkuk, has been the frontier in taking the lead in providing a good medical education in Iraq since the colleges was set up.

Kirkuk Medical School, has always been providing high standard knowledge and skills in Medicine and in the field of scientific research in the service of our community.

The basic mission, the college has is to provide an excellent medical and academic knowledge to our students to enable them to engage in the best quality in teaching and training.  The college encourages the medical students to be involved in medical research and prepares the students to practice evidence based medicine.  Our graduates will be getting bachelor degree in medicine and surgery, they are knowledgeable, and are getting high ethical standard teaching and learn skills they need to serve our nation and improve the standards. They will eventually take on leadership roles.

The knowledge provided to the medical students in the college will guide them in managing different types and scales of common health issues and health problems in the society, they are taught how to find ways out of these challenges.

I have no doubt that the students will be capable of identifying and planning the treatment of common diseases and know how to prevent the spread of communicable disease and of any other health crises.

The students will also be told in the years of studying in the college, the evidence based medicine and encouraged to join postgraduate studies and courses to specialize in various areas in Medicine to effectively contribute to improve the care. They will be taught in the postgraduate specialization by competent teachers who will provide good quality teaching and training, they aspire to get until graduation. We are optimistic that they will lead, and that contribute and  compete with the regional Arabic and international universities in the world.

The laboratory facilities and teaching halls in Kirkuk medical school are equipped with the required tools for learning.

Our teaching halls have up to date facilities for teaching and communication with students.

There is a library with the most recent books and periodicals on the shelves, there are also electronic books,  audiovisual and technical skill labs facilities in the college; the college aims at providing the scientific environmental for the students education.

In the field of scientific research, our teaching faculty contribute to the local Kirkuk medical journal and regional/international journals, their scientific applied researches are focusing on common local diseases investigations and managements. The objectives are to find solution in preventing and treating common health issues in our community. The faculty members are actively involved in continuous medical educations and appraisals, They are encouraged to joint local, national and international conferences, courses and workshops.

Finally I express my gratitude to the head of the university of Kirkuk and his colleagues in the university, our faculty in the medical school, our employees and the medical students; we are proud of them and grateful for their cooperation and understanding of our ambition of contentious improvement and hard working.

Myself and on behalf of the employees of the college of Medicine, university of Kirkuk, are pleased and honoured having a website for the college and are grateful the visiting and contribution to the college web site. I hope you will find updates and useful data and information useful for all.

I pray that God will be blessing us all with success and prosperity.

We trust in God

College Address

Kirkuk - Iraq

Next to Azadi Teaching Hospital 

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Kirkuk Medical College

Tel: +964 748 1128 256 

E-Mail: medical@uokirkuk.edu.iq 

 

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