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Advocacy Tool and Article: Estimating the Cost of Blindness

Ophthalmic Epidemiology published two simple cost models developed by Eckert et al.1 that estimate the annual loss of… More »

ICO Guidelines for Glaucoma Eye Care

The Task Force on Glaucoma has issued ICO Guidelines for Glaucoma Eye Care, international guidelines for the evaluation and… More »

Surgical Assessment Tool: ICO-OSCAR in English, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese, and French

The ICO-Ophthalmology Surgical Competency Assessment Rubric (ICO-OSCAR) is a standardized, internationally-valid tool to… More »

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Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

3 Stars (6) April 21, 2010 Research Agenda for Global Blindness Prevention
The International Council of Ophthalmology's Research Committee defined opportunities for operational and epidemiologic research that would benefit underserved populations of poor countries (March 14, 2003).
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Ophthalmology Residency Education

5 Stars (1) May 13, 2010 Principles and Guidelines of a Curriculum for Education of the Ophthalmic Specialist (2006)
This is a curriculum presented by International Task Force on Resident and Specialist Education in Ophthalmology on behalf of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), 2006.
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Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

5 Stars (1) June 11, 2012 Visual Standards - Aspects and Ranges of Vision Loss
This report expands upon the Visual Acuity Measurement Standard report, published in 1984. While the previous report just dealt with the measurement of visual acuity, Visual Standards - Aspects and Ranges of Vision Loss, published in 2002, discusses meaningful ways to categorize this data for population surveys.
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Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated May 13, 2010 Vision Requirements for Driving Safety
Report prepared for the International Council of Ophthalmology at the 30th World Ophthalmology Congress Sao Paulo, Brazil, February 2006
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Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated October 11, 2011 Assessment and Rehabilitation of Functional Vision
This 2008 report on assessment and rehabilitation assesses functional vision, which describes how the person functions in performing Activities of Daily Living (ADL).  This distinguishes the report from those that measure visual functions (such as visual acuity), which describe how the eye functions.
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Ophthalmology Residency Education

not yet rated May 13, 2010 Principles and Guidelines of a Curriculum for Education of the Ophthalmic Specialist-Spanish
Spanish Version
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Allied Health Education

ICO Programs and Initiatives

5 Stars (1) March 14, 2012 International Core Curriculum For Ophthalmic Assistants
The International Core Curriculum For Ophthalmic Assistants employs a system that can be used internationally by educators and ophthalmic specialists for on-the-job training of staff in practices or clinics. It is designed to provide learners with content and performance objectives to perform their eye care tasks.
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Allied Health Education

not yet rated May 14, 2010 Principles and Guidelines of a Curriculum for Para-ophthalmic Vision Specialist Education
A curriculum presented by the International Task Force on Para-ophthalmic Vision Specialist Education on behalf of the International Council of Ophthalmology, 2006.
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Medical Student Education

not yet rated May 14, 2010 ICO Handbook for Medical Students Learning Ophthalmology, French
Compiled by the Task Force on Undergraduate Teaching in Ophthalmology of the International Council of Ophthalmology and based on their curriculum, 2009 French Version
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Medical Student Education

not yet rated May 14, 2010 ICO Handbook for Medical Students Learning Ophthalmology, Spanish

Tables of core knowledge and key ophthalmic disorders to assist medical students. Compiled by the Task Force on Ophthalmic Education of Medical Students of the International Council of Ophthalmology and based on their curriculum, 2009.


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Ophthalmic Educators

not yet rated May 13, 2010 Principles and Guidelines of a Curriculum for Ophthalmic Education of Medical Students
This is curriculum presented by International Task Force on Ophthalmic Education of Medical Students on behalf of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), 2006.
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Medical Student Education

not yet rated May 13, 2010 ICO Handbook for Medical Students Learning Ophthalmology, Arabic
Presented by International Task Force on Ophthalmic Education of Medical Students on behalf of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), 2009 Arabic Version
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Medical Student Education

5 Stars (1) May 13, 2010 ICO Handbook for Medical Students Learning Ophthalmology, Azerbaijani
Presented by International Task Force on Ophthalmic Education of Medical Students on behalf of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), 2009 Azerbaijani Version
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Medical Student Education

not yet rated May 13, 2010 ICO Handbook for Medical Students Learning Ophthalmology, Chinese
Compiled by the Task Force on Undergraduate Teaching in Ophthalmology of the International Council of Ophthalmology and based on their curriculum, 2009 Chinese Version
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Medical Student Education

5 Stars (6) May 13, 2010 ICO Handbook for Medical Students Learning Ophthalmology

Tables of core knowledge and key ophthalmic disorders to assist medical students. Compiled by the Task Force on Ophthalmic Education of Medical Students of the International Council of Ophthalmology and based on their curriculum, 2009.


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CME/CPD

2 Stars (3) May 14, 2010 Principles and Guidelines of a Curriculum for Continuing Medical Education in Ophthalmology
A curriculum presented by International Task Force on Continuing Medical Education (CME) in Ophthalmology on behalf of the International Council of Ophthalmology, 2006.
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Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

3 Stars (2) October 11, 2011 Visual Acuity Measurement Standard
This report deals with the measurement of visual acuity and was prepared by the International Council of Ophthalmology Visual Functions Committee. The report was published in 1984.
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ICD-11

not yet rated May 14, 2010 The Burden of Vision Loss
The WHO has a special interest in defining the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) as a means to compare the impact of various diseases and to set health policy priorities. For vision, this translates to the Burden of Vision Loss.
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Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated May 14, 2010 Clinical Research: A Primer for Ophthalmologists
Prepared for the International Council of Ophthalmology by Alfred Sommer M.D. M.H.S. (For the ICO Research Committee), February 2009
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Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated May 14, 2010 Ethical Code For Ophthalmologists: Ethical Principles and Professional Standards
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) adheres to a set of moral principles and standards to guide the behavior of ophthalmologists within their professional domain. These standards have been published below in English, Russian, and Spanish.
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