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APAO 2017 Medical Education Sessions and E-Posters

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Add to your calendar the medical education activities at the 2017 Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmolocy (APAO) Congress in Singapore, March 1–5, 2017.

See the full APAO Scientific Program.

Learn more about the ICO-OEG reception and ICO-organized education sessions.


Additional medical education sessions and posters at APAO are listed below:

Medical Education Sessions

Saturday, March 4, 11:00–12:30, Room 303–Symposium: Assessment, Evaluation, and Certification: Are We Doing It Right? (Rajvardhan Azad, Helena Filipe, Prashant Garg, Ava Hossain, Sunil Moreker, Ana Gabriela Palis, Ching-yao Tsai, Ian Yeo)

Saturday, March 4, 16:30–18:00, Symposium: Learning to Teach: How Can We Make Our Students Learn Better?  (Rajvardhan Azad, Jamiyanjav Baasankhuu, Kathy Cao, Meenu Chaudhary, Prashant Garg, Karl Golnik, Catherine Green, Ajit Majji, Bhupesh Singh)

Posters on Ophthalmic Education

e-Poster: South-South Skills Transfer: Training an Ophthalmology Workforce for Timor-Leste, First Author: Manoj Sharma, Co-Authors: Marcelino Correia, Rosie Dawkins, Nitin Verma.

e-Poster: Videotape versus Live Demonstration in Enhancing the Technique of Direct Ophthalmoscopy in Undergraduate Medical Education: A Randomized Controlled Trial in a South Asian Medical School, First Author: Madhuwanthi Dissanayake, Co-Authors: Yasith Mathangasinghe, Dasun Prasanni, Namal Weerakoon

No.: EX2-167 Comparison of Undergraduate Clinical Ophthalmology Learning Methods: Smartphone Television Display versus Slit Lamp Teaching Tube First Author: Wenting Zhou

No.: EX2-168 How a Singapore Residency Program Successfully Incorporated Simulator Training into its Cataract Training Module First Author: Zheng Xian Thng, Co-Authors: Llewellyn Le, Shaan Wiryasaputra

Poster No.: EX2-169 Optimizing Electronic Results Acknowledgement Rates in the Singapore National Eye Centre First Author: Val Phua, Co-Authors: Rahat Husain, Yu Qiang Soh

Other Ophthalmic Education Sessions and Posters at APAO 2017

March 3, Symposium: EAO Symposium: Recent Advances in European Ophthalmology of Global Significance

March 3, Symposium: Defending the Ophthalmologist in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit: Global Comparative Overview of Multiple Legal Systems

e-Poster: Recent Advances in the Application of Stem Cell Technologies and Techniques in Ophthalmology, First Author: Min Li Tey.

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