The pre-clinical department of the Faculty of Medicine KDU has a state of the art dissecting hall where over 100 students can carry out cadaveric dissections at the same time. The facility has space for dissection of 10 bodies at one time and the academic staff overseas the dissecting sessions. Students are encouraged to do the dissections with the assistance of demonstrators and academic staff. The department also has a large number of Human anatomy models which are used for teaching and demonstrations.
The preparation of the donated bodies are done in the embalming rooms and preserved in formalin baths and freezers. The academic staff and the supportive staff are involved with the preparation of specimens for teaching and demonstrations. These specimens are displayed in the anatomy museum for teaching of medical and allied health students.