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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 »

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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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Diabetes Eye Health: A Guide for Health Professionals

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Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated January 25, 2011 ICO Surgical Safety Checklist
This Checklist was by the ICO to support doctors in the quest to eliminate “Never Ever Events” in ophthalmic surgery.
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Education

Subspecialty Education

5 Stars (4) 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 (OSCAR) is a standardized, internationally-valid tool to teach and assess an ophthalmologist’s competence in performing surgery. The ICO currently offers OSCAR's for Extracapsular Cataract Extraction, Phacoemulsification, Small Incision Cataract Surgery (SICS),  Strabismus, and Lateral Tarsal Strip Surgery in English. Selected ICO-OSCAR's are available in Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
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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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ICO Programs and Initiatives

Organizational Development

not yet rated September 23, 2011 ICO Situational Analysis, 2011-2015 Strategic Plan
The Situational Analysis is a concise explanation of the problem or issue ICO wants to positively effect and the opportunities and challenges ICO may encounter in addressing the issue. ICO encourages societies to use this document as a model in their own planning and development.
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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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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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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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Advocacy/Vision 2020

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Journal/Publication

Ophthalmologic Societies

3 Stars (1) June 1, 2012 ICO Member The number of ophthalmologists in practice and in training worldwide: a growing gap despite more than 200,000 practitioners
More than 200 ophthalmic societies and individuals took part in the 2010 International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) survey to assess the number of ophthalmologists in practice and training. The results were published in the June 2012 issue of the British Journal of Ophthalmology (BJO).
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmologic Societies

not yet rated June 1, 2012 ICO Member Number of Ophthalmologists in Practice and Training Worldwide in 2012
This online resource reveals the results from a 2010 survey conducted by the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) to assess the number of ophthalmologists in practice and training. More than 200 ophthalmic societies and individuals who took part in the survey. To ensure accurate results and progressively track trends, the ICO asks society leaders to update their data each year.
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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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Accreditation

Allied Health Education

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Medical Student Education

Ophthalmic Educators

Ophthalmology Residency Education

not yet rated June 2, 2014 ICO Position Paper on Accreditation in English and Spanish
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) creates position papers to take an official stance on important topics in ophthalmology. The position paper included here direct the ICO toward taking further action in accreditation for eye care training programs. This paper is available in English and Spanish.
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CME/CPD

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Medical Student Education

Ophthalmic Educators

Ophthalmology Residency Education

5 Stars (1) June 6, 2014 ICO Position Paper in CPD
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) creates position papers to take an official stance on important topics in ophthalmology. The position paper included here direct the ICO toward taking further action in continuing professional development (CPD) for eye care training programs.
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Courses for Residency Program Directors

Education

Education Initiatives

Ophthalmology Residency Education

not yet rated June 30, 2014 ICO Residency Program Director Role Description in English and Spanish
The ICO Teaching the Teachers Committee has developed a document describing the role of a Residency Program Director. By clearly defining this role, the document will serve to support those already in this position, as a reference to demonstrate this position is needed, and to clarify that this should be a separate person from the department or program chair. The role description is available in English and Spanish.
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Education

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmic Educators

Ophthalmology Residency Education

not yet rated July 1, 2014 ICO Residency Curriculum
The ICO Residency Curriculum offers an international consensus on what residents in ophthalmology should be taught. It is available in English and Chinese. Additionally, the Cataract and Lens Section of the Residency Curriculum is available for download in Spanish and French.
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Accreditation

Education

Ophthalmic Educators

Ophthalmology Residency Education

not yet rated July 1, 2015 ICO International Guidelines for Accreditation of Ophthalmology Residency Training Programs
The ICO Accreditation and Certification Committee has developed recommended guidelines for ophthalmology residency training programs. These guidelines can be used as written or adapted for local needs by residency program directors and departments as benchmarks to strive for, or by accreditation bodies to guide their accreditation process.
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ICO Examinations

not yet rated January 1, 2014 ICO Exams Instructions for Candidates and Syllabus: Basic Sciences
Instructions for Candidates and Syllabus for Basic Sciences Exam.
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ICO Examinations

not yet rated January 1, 2014 ICO Exams Instructions for Candidates and Syllabus: Theoretical Optics & Refraction
Instructions for Candidates and Syllabus for Theoretical Optics & Refraction Exam.
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ICO Examinations

3 Stars (1) January 1, 2014 ICO Exams Instructions for Candidates and Syllabus: Clinical Sciences
Instructions for Candidates and Syllabus for Clinical Sciences Exam.
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ICO Examinations

5 Stars (3) March 1, 2014 ICO Exams E-Source
Guide to useful texts, resources, and websites for preparation for the ICO Exams.
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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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