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David E I Pyott Master of Surgery in Clinical Ophthalmology Scholarship

Six online distance learning Master's scholarships are available in the field of Ophthalmology for students from Africa,… More »

Three-Month, Six-Month, and One-Year ICO Fellowships

The ICO and our partners currently offer three-month, six-month, and one-year fellowship opportunities. The next application… More »

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

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

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Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

5 Stars (1) January 5, 2011 Access to Cataract Surgical Services–A Position and Policy Statement
Un-operated cataract remains the leading cause of avoidable blindness in poor and emerging countries. This Statement summarizes the problem, suggests ways to address it, and the potential roles of ophthalmology and the ICO.
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Eye Care

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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Eye Care

not yet rated March 9, 2015 Cambridge Declaration 2015

To ensure high quality capacity development and skills of eye care teams, the International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO), International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) have signed a declaration to meet ambitous eye care goals.

Download the declaration here: http://www.icoph.org/downloads/2015CambridgeDeclaration-ICO-IJCHAPO-IAPB.pdf


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ICD-11

not yet rated May 14, 2010 Causes vs. Consequences of Functional Loss
Identifying underlying causes is the goal of most medical tests. Identifying the possible consequences is important for vocational tests and for rehabilitation. These differences may mean that similar tests should be administered and/or interpreted differently for different purposes. This issue exists for all organ functions. This note will discuss it for vision in particular.
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Research

not yet rated February 1, 2009 Clinical Research A Primer for Ophthalmologists
Clinical Research A Primer for Ophthalmologists prepared by Dr. Al Sommer for the ICO Research Committee.
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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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CME/CPD

2 Stars (3) May 14, 2010 Continuing Professional Development
The ICO Continuing Medical Education (CME) Task Force has created a document entitled: Continuing Professional Development: A Simplified Program to Monitor Individual CME Activities.
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Leadership

Organizational Development

not yet rated October 24, 2009 Effective Ophthalmologic Society Communications
Tips on improving society communications from ICO Executive Director William Felch.  The presentation offers guidance for societies who are interested in improving communications with their members and other audiences.
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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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Guidelines

External Eye Disease

not yet rated March 1, 2011 Eye Disease in Leprosy (Initial evaluation and management)

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Subspecialty Education

5 Stars (3) May 14, 2010 Helmerich Fellowships
Description and Application Details
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Organizational Development

4 Stars (1) September 23, 2011 ICO 2011-2015 Strategic Plan Logic Model
This document shows the "logic model" that underlies the ICO Strategic Plan. A logic model is a visual way to present how ICO’s strategies, programs and activities will link together to meet short-term objectives. The visual shows how this will allow ICO to eventually meet its long-term goals. The ICO encourages other societies to use this document as a model for their own program development.
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ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmologic Societies

Organizational Development

not yet rated September 23, 2011 ICO 2011-2015 Strategic Plan Summary
The ICO Strategic Plan Summary is an example of the planning process used to develop society goals and strategies to meet those goals. It also addresses changing society governance to maintain a sustainable organizational structure. ICO invites other societies to use this document as a model for their own planning and development.
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not yet rated October 13, 2017 ICO 360° Assessment Tool
The ICO 360° Assessment is a multi-source feedback tool to assess and provide feedback to residents regarding their competence in “soft skills” such as interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, and system-based practice. This assessment was developed specifically for ophthalmology residents and is internationally validated.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated May 14, 2010 ICO Bahrain Declaration on Trachoma and Trichiasis Surgery
With this declaration, the ICO aims to reaffirm the importance of trichiasis surgery to treat trachoma and to encourage ophthalmologists around the world to ensure the quality of trichiasis surgery through appropriate training and supervision.
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About the ICO

Advocacy/Vision 2020

ICO Examinations

ICO International Fellowships

Leadership Development/WORLD

Ophthalmic Educators

not yet rated March 4, 2015 ICO Brochures: ICO Overview, ICO Exams, and ICO Fellowships
Learn more about the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) by downloading our brochures about the ICO, the ICO Exams, and the ICO Fellowships.  You may also want to view our annual Program Updates.  Program Updates are available for download from the years 2010-2015.
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E-Learning

Education

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmic Educators

4 Stars (3) April 15, 2012 ICO Center for Ophthalmic Educators
Launched in January 2012, the ICO Center for Ophthalmic Educators at educators.icoph.org helps educators enhance their teaching skills with a monthly e-newsletter, curricula, tips and tools, ways to collaborate and more.
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CME/CPD

5 Stars (2) May 17, 2010 ICO Continuing Medical Education (CME) Requirements
These CME requirements listed were approved by the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) in Amsterdam, June 1998 and reaffirmed by the ICO in January 2003.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

ICO Membership

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmologic Societies

Organizational Development

not yet rated February 23, 2012 ICO Member ICO Directory of Ophthalmic Societies
The International Council of Ophthalmolgy (ICO) Directory of Ophthalmic Societies includes national, supranational, subspecialty and other societies around the world.  The Directory is meant to facilitate awareness and communication between ICO Member societies and other ophthalmic societies.
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Medical Student Education

4 Stars (26) April 3, 2015 ICO Emergency Ophthalmology Handbook for Junior Residents and Medical Students
This booklet contains common ophthalmic emergency conditions and key ophthalmic disorders that the ICO recommends to be seen by residents and medical students.
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