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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 »

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History of Ophthlamology

View a video on the History of Ophthalmology on the International Council of Ophthalmology YouTube Channel:… 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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Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

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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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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Medical Student Education

5 Stars (1) May 14, 2010 Red Eye Differential Diagnosis: PowerPoint Lecture for Medical Students
Susan Lightman, FRCP, FRCOphth, PhD, Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, , 2007
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Susan Lightman

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

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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Subspecialty Education

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

5 Stars (1) March 1, 2011 Trachoma Guideline

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5 Stars (4) January 1, 2017 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 - 5.39 MB) or review it in the flip book below.

Or, you can download the full ICO Strategic Plan, with the Strategy Map and Scorecard (PDF - 1.32 MB).


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Leadership Development/WORLD

5 Stars (1) March 23, 2009 ICO Leadership Development Plans
ICO initiatives to support the development of ophthalmologic leaders, including its World Ophthalmology Roundtable on Leadership Development (WORLD).
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Eye Care

Journal/Publication

5 Stars (2) July 16, 2010 Community Eye Health Journal
The Community Eye Health Journal is free to subscribers in low and middle income countries. It is available in French, Spanish, Chinese, and Portuguese.
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International Centre for Eye Health

E-Learning

Cataract and Refractive Surgery

5 Stars (1) October 5, 2010 CRST Virtual Textbook of Cataract Surgery
In this virtual book residents can read about different aspects of cataract surgery and watch videos related to each topic.
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Dr. David F. Chang & Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today

E-Learning

WORD: World Ophthalmology Residency Development Resource Center

5 Stars (1) October 6, 2010 Electronic Portfolio Using Google Docs Folders
An informative article about how to best utilize Google Docs folders to create a learning portfolio.
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Dr. Eduardo Mayorga, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Education

World Ophthalmology Congress

5 Stars (1) June 30, 2010 WOC 2010 Presentation Webcasts

View 30 scientific and related presentations from various World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) 2010 symposia (audio and slides) online at www.icoph.org/woc2010webcasts.
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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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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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CME/CPD

Course

E-Learning

5 Stars (1) May 16, 2011 ACTIONed: Online Courses and Assessments for the Eye-Care Community
Assessment Certification Training Interactive Ophthalmology Network (ACTIONed) is an e-learning Web site that offers continuing education opportunities to ophthalmic allied health personnel. The site's online courses and assessments may count as continuing education credit toward various levels of JCAHPO certification or recertification.
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Allied Health Education

E-Learning

Education

Organizational Development

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

5 Stars (2) May 10, 2012 Aurosiksha Online Courses-Clinical & Non-Clinical Management
Aurosiksha, developed by Aravind, is an online educational program that offers training material to learners and trainers. The material covers the theories, techniques and practical aspects of clinical and non-clinical management.
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Education

Journal/Publication

Pediatric, Strabismus, Genetics

5 Stars (1) September 13, 2012 The Ophthalmology Surgical Competency Assessment Rubric for Strabismus Surgery
This article, published in the Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus by Elsevier,  reflects an expert  review of the tool International Council of Ophthalmology-Ophthalmology Surgical Competency Assessment Rubric for Strabismus Surgery (ICO-OSCAR: strabismus).
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