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ICO Strategic Plan 2017–2020

The ICO has defined a strategic plan covering 2017-2020. You can download a summary of the ICO Strategic Plan (PDF -… More »

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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 »

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Cybersight from Orbis

Cybersight® is a telehealth and education program focused on increasing the capacity of human resources in eye health… More »

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Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated August 5, 2016 ICO’s Global Call for Action to Eliminate Eye Surgical Errors

The International Council of Ophthalmology calls on societies and ophthalmologists around the world to support and advocate for the elimination of human suffering from errors related to eye surgery.

Read the ICO's Global Call for Action to Eliminate Eye Surgical Errors.


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Advocacy/Vision 2020

Diabetic Eye Care

Guidelines

not yet rated August 1, 2016 ICO-PAAO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care
The ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care were translated into Spanish and adapted by the PAAO.
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Pan American Association of Ophthalmology

E-Learning

Eye Care

not yet rated July 31, 2016 Cybersight from Orbis
Cybersight® is a telehealth and education program focused on increasing the capacity of human resources in eye health through expert mentoring, patient care collaboration, and mobile learning. The program integrates these three principles across one platform to help empower individuals and strengthen health systems across the globe.
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Various

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Care

Uncorrected Refractive Error

Optics, Refraction and Contact Lens

not yet rated June 27, 2016 Eyeglasses for Global Development: Bridging the Visual Divide
Eyeglasses for Global Development: Bridging the Visual Divide, released by EYElliance and World Economic Forum, demonstrates how providing eyeglasses to those who need them can improve educational outcomes, increase productivity, and stimulate the global economy.
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Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

5 Stars (6) June 1, 2016 Retinal Assistant Module

Retinal Assistant Module is an online tool to help categorize and triage the management for diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion which offers ophthalmologists automated management recommendations.


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Ameen Marashi, MD

Diabetic Eye Care

not yet rated May 19, 2016 The Silver Book: Diabetic Retinopathy
A detailed infographic of the socioeconomic effects of diabetic retinopathy that cites the challenges and opportunities of the condition.
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The Silver Book

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Trauma and Emergencies

3 Stars (3) May 12, 2016 ICO Endorses Global Ban on Consumer Fireworks
The ICO endorses a global ban on consumer fireworks and encourages ICO member societies to advocate for legislation to ban consumer fireworks in their countries. The Position Paper was also endorsed by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) and the International Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Council (IPOSC).
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E-Learning

ICO Examinations

3 Stars (7) May 5, 2016 ICO Exams App
ICO Exams is a mobile knowledge quiz for medical students, allied health professionals and doctors preparing for their exams.
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not yet rated April 12, 2016 History of Ophthlamology
View a video on the History of Ophthalmology on the International Council of Ophthalmology YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/ICOandWOC
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Various

CME/CPD

Education

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmic Educators

4 Stars (3) March 23, 2016 ICO Guide to Effective CPD/CME

Developed by the ICO Continuing Professional Development Committee and Contributors, the ICO Guide to Effective Continuing Professional Development/Continuing Medical Education (CPD/CME), is designed as a practical guide to the concepts of CPD and CME and common questions.


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Eye Care

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Glaucoma

not yet rated March 22, 2016 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 management of glaucoma, based on existing guidelines and other resources. The ICO Guidelines summarize core requirements for the appropriate care of open and closed angle glaucoma and consider low and intermediate to high-resource settings. The Guidelines are available in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish.
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CME/CPD

Eye Care

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmic Educators

Uncorrected Refractive Error

4 Stars (1) February 13, 2016 International Core Curriculum for Refractive Error: English and French
Published in January 2011, the International Core Curriculum for Refractive Error focuses on providing training materials for eye care professionals, with the ultimate goal of eliminating or reducing uncorrected refractive error. This resource is available in English and French.
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Various

Grants

1 Star (1) February 4, 2016 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, South Asia, Caribbean Islands, Pacific Islands, Central and South America.
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ICO Programs and Initiatives

Uncorrected Refractive Error

not yet rated February 1, 2016 Learning Document of the ICO Task Force on Uncorrected Refractive Errors
The ICO Task Force on Uncorrected Refractive Errors and School Eye Health was formed in 2007 to strengthen the involvement of the ophthalmic profession, in cooperation with others, to provide better access to high quality, low-cost eye care, especially to regions with limited services.
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ICO

Diabetic Eye Care

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Residency

Retina and Vitreous

not yet rated January 27, 2016 Diabetic Retinopathy for the Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, 2nd Edition
A book designed to transfer useful techniques for the clinical management of diabetic patients.
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Dr. Jonathan Walker, Indiana University School of Medicine, Fort Wayne

E-Learning

Education

Research

not yet rated January 16, 2016 Ophthalmic Operating Theatre Practice: A manual for lower-resource settings. 2nd Ed.

With greater emphasis on systems, the manual provides teaching on; daily management, management of self, understanding common eye conditions requiring surgical intervention, how to work within the operating theatre facility, and how to safely care for the patient.

While the text is focused on the Operating Theatre – or Operating Room as it is also referred to, elements can be applied to minor procedure and outpatient clinics, mobile health units, wards and community health situations. This manual can be utilised by existing professionals requiring a refresher, and those new to the profession. It also provides an introduction to non-medically-train. This text is now on the IAPB Standards list.


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International Centre for Eye Health

Guidelines

Subspecialty Education

Glaucoma

not yet rated January 1, 2016 Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Guidelines
Third Edition of the APGS Glaucoma Guidelines.
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Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Society

Education

Subspecialty Education

5 Stars (5) December 19, 2015 ICO Member 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 teach and assess an ophthalmologist’s competence in performing surgery. This behavioral and skill-based rubric for evaluators, allows the evaluator to use the ICO-OSCAR to objectively assess the resident’s competence in performing a specific procedure. It also gives the resident a tool to better gauge their own performance.  

The ICO currently offers ICO-OSCAR's for Extracapsular Cataract Extraction, Phacoemulsification, Pediatric Cataract Surgery, Small Incision Cataract Surgery (SICS), Strabismus, Lateral Tarsal Strip Surgery, Trabeculectomy, and Vitrectomy in English. Selected ICO-OSCAR's are available in Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.


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EyeBank

not yet rated December 16, 2015 Bioethical Framework for Policy and Procedure 2015

The document provides a framework to guide and govern professional activities in the procurement, processing, distribution and clinical application of human ocular tissue - used for ocular transplant surgeries. The scope of this framework is further intended to include procurement, processing, distribution and clinical application of other medical products of human origin, where this application constitutes delivery of ophthalmological services, such as amniotic membrane transplantation. This Framework is informed by the WHO Guiding Principles on Human Cell,Tissue, and Organ Transplantation (2010), the World Medical Association (WMA) Statement on Human Tissue for Transplantation (2007), and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights(1947).


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Eye Bank Association of Australia and New Zealand (EBAANZ)

Education

Ophthalmic Educators

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Cataract

not yet rated December 12, 2015 Sutureless Extra-capsular Cataract Extraction (ECCE), 2nd Edition in English and Spanish
This instructional video illustrates the cataract surgery technique of SECCE. Further general surgical tips are provided and there is a section on possible surgical complications, and how to handle them. English and Spanish versions of the video are available.
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William H Dean, MD

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