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History of Ophthlamology

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ICO Strategic Plan 2017–2020

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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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Advocacy/Vision 2020

ICO Membership

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmologic Societies

Organizational Development

5 Stars (1) 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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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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About the ICO

Advocacy/Vision 2020

ICO Examinations

ICO International Fellowships

Leadership Development/WORLD

Ophthalmic Educators

5 Stars (1) 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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Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Journal/Publication

Retina and Vitreous

5 Stars (4) August 1, 2015 ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care: available in English, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish, and Vietnamese
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) developed the ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care to serve a supportive and educational role for ophthalmologists worldwide.  The Guidelines are for the screening of diabetics, and to assess and treat people with diabetic retinopathy and other ocular complications of diabetes. The Guidelines are available in Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
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Accreditation

Allied Health Education

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Medical Student Education

Ophthalmic Educators

Ophthalmology Residency Education

5 Stars (2) 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 (2) June 6, 2014 ICO Position Paper on 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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Education

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmic Educators

Ophthalmology Residency Education

5 Stars (1) 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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Diabetic Eye Care

E-Learning

Education

Eye Care

External Eye Disease

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

Retina and Vitreous

5 Stars (2) April 7, 2015 Free Diabetic Retinopathy Grading Course: English, Chinese, Portuguese, French, Spanish, and Urdu
A free Online Self-Directed Diabetic Retinopathy Grading Course is available from the University of Melbourne, Minum Barreng, and the Centre for Eye Research Australia. This self-led course is designed to provide training in grading diabetic retinopathy.
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CME/CPD

Education

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmic Educators

5 Stars (4) 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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Accreditation

Education

Ophthalmic Educators

Ophthalmology Residency Education

5 Stars (2) December 30, 2017 ICO International Guidelines for Accreditation of Ophthalmology Training Programs

The ICO Accreditation and Certification Committee has developed recommended guidelines for ophthalmology  training programs. These guidelines can be used as written or adapted for local needs by training program directors and departments as benchmarks to strive for, or by accreditation bodies to guide their accreditation process.


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ICO Examinations

5 Stars (3) February 10, 2021 ICO Exams Instructions for Candidates and Syllabus: Standard Examinations

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ICO Examinations

5 Stars (1) February 10, 2021 ICO Exams Instructions for Candidates and Syllabus: Optics & Refraction

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5 Stars (0) February 10, 2021 ICO Exams Instructions for Candidates and Syllabus: Advanced 180Q

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ICO Examinations

5 Stars (2) September 1, 2020 ICO Exams Application Form for Advanced Examination

Follow the link above to download the 2021 ICO FICO Advanced Examination application form.






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Journal/Publication

5 Stars (1) December 10, 2016 ICO Member Journal of Current Ophthalmology
Journal of Current Ophthalmology, the official publication of the Iranian Society of Ophthalmology, is a peer-reviewed, open-access, scientific journal that welcomes high quality original articles related to vision science and all fields of ophthalmology.
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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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E-Learning

Education

Research

5 Stars (1) 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

Ophthalmic Educators

5 Stars (1) July 27, 2017 ICO Ophthalmic Educators Group (ICO-OEG)

ICO Ophthalmic Educators Group (ICO-OEG) is a Special Interest Group of the International Council of Ophthalmology. The ICO-OEG was formed to support educators and teachers of ophthalmology and to encourage recognition of ophthalmic education as a distinct subspecialty of ophthalmology. Our goal is to provide a platform for collaboration, networking, and professional development for everyone interested in ophthalmic education.

 


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5 Stars (2) 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. The ICO recommends 360-degree assessments for evaluations, and this is the first tool developed for ophthalmology residents that has received international content validation. 

Translations are now available in Spanish and Portuguese. Appreciation is extended to the volunteer translators at Translators Without Borders for their work on these translations.

Download below:

English:

Spanish
We thank Dr. Gabriela Palis for her contribution to the following translation:

Portuguese 
We thank Dr. Helena Filipe for her contribution to the following translation:

 


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