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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… More »

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History of Ophthlamology

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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… More »

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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 (2) 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 (1) 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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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 (1) 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 (1) January 1, 2014 ICO Exams Instructions for Candidates and Syllabus: Standard Examinations

Download the instructions for candidates and syllabus for Standard Examinations.


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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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5 Stars (1) 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.

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ICO Examinations

5 Stars (1) May 1, 2018 ICO Exams Application Form for Subspecialty Examination

ICO Exams Application Form for the Subspecialty Examination 2018.

Download the ICO Subspecialty Exam application form.


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Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

4 Stars (2) May 12, 2010 Epidemiology and Statistics for the Ophthalmologist
Textbook: A presentation of epidemiologic and statistical techniques relevant to conducting, interpreting, and assimilating the commonest types of clinical research. Alfred Sommer, MD; New York: Oxford University Press; 1980
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Education

Eye Care

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

4 Stars (1) March 2, 2011 The Trachoma Atlas
The Trachoma Atlas is an online global atlas showing the distribution and prevalence of trachoma, the world's leading cause of infectious blindness. 
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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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Education

Ophthalmic Educators

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Residency

Subspecialty Education

4 Stars (2) January 4, 2014 ICOpedia: Video and Lecture Center
The ICO's Video and Lecture Center collects videos and lectures provided by ophthalmologists from all over the world for resident training.
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E-Learning

Education

WORD: World Ophthalmology Residency Development Resource Center

4 Stars (2) February 2, 2011 Ophthalmic Edge–Information on Ophthalmic Ultrasound
The instructional Web site uses short video lectures to teach Contact (through–the–lid) Diagnostic B-Scan ultrasound.
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Education

Subspecialty Education

4 Stars (9) March 16, 2018 ICO Member Surgical Assessment Tool: ICO-OSCAR in English, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, 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 Mandarin Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.


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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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Course

E-Learning

Pediatric, Strabismus, Genetics

4 Stars (4) January 25, 2012 ICO Member Strabismus Course: Online Slides
This English-language course is a series of PowerPoint presentations covering different topics in strabismus. The slides are available for viewing on the Assistance for Development of Modern Ophthalmology (ADMO) Union Web site.
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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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