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World Ophthalmic Education Colloquium (WOEC) Sessions at WOC2018

Topic: CME/CPD, Conference/Congress, Education, Eye Care, ICO Programs and Initiatives, Ophthalmic Educators, World Ophthalmology Congress
Region: North America
Barcelona, Worldwide
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As part of the sixth World Ophthalmic Education Colloquium (WOEC) the ICO Education Coordination Committee will present symposia and courses at the 2018 World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) in Barcelona, designed to attract attendees of different interests and spotlighting various aspects of ophthalmic education.

Coordinators: Karl Golnik (Convenor), Rajvardhan Azad, Helena Filipe, Daniel Kiage, Ana Gabriela Palis, Jesús Barrio-Barrio
Subspecialty Liason: Yip Chee Chew
Invited program PDF: See page 42 for WOEC sessions


Saturday, 16 June 2018

8:30 - 10:00 Symposium: Teaching and Assessing Surgical Competence

14:00 - 15:30 Symposium: Innovative Formats for Teaching in Graduate Medical Education & CPD

Sunday, 17 June 2018

10:30 - 12:00 Course: Beyond the Lecture: Using Concept Maps to Promote Deep Learning of Medical Knowledge

14:00 - 15:30 Case Study: Complex Cases of Problem Residents: Discussing Prevention and Remediation

16:00 - 17:30 Symposium: Simulation for Teaching and Learning

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

10:30 - 12:00 Symposium: Less is More: Focused Workplace Placement Based Assessments (WPBA) in Busy Disciplines

16:00 - 17:30 Symposium: Ophthalmic Education Based on Evidence: Today's Facts and Future Perspectives of Application


Access to general WOEC sessions is included in WOC2018 registration. Register for WOC2018 at:


Funding for the 2018 World Ophthalmic Education Colloquium sessions is provided in part by the Alcon Foundation.

Funding for the keynote luncheon of World Ophthalmic Education Colloquium is provided in part by Carl Zeiss Meditec AG.

We thank all of the supporters of the International Council of Ophthalmology's Teaching the Teachers Initiative.

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