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ICO Center for Ophthalmic Educators

Launched in January 2012, the ICO Center for Ophthalmic Educators at educators.icoph.org helps educators enhance their… More »

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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… More »

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ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care

The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) developed the ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care to serve a supportive and… More »

Topic Subspecialty Rating Date ICO Member Resource Name & Description Author

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Research

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated October 12, 2011 Principles of Ophthalmic Epidemiology
The objective of this presentation is to understand the basic principles of ophthalmic epidemiology and learn how to apply them in practice. Application includes the ability to read and understand epidemiological studies and in some situations apply epidemiological knowledge to designing studies in your setting.
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Dr. Van C. Lansingh, IAPB/VISION 2020 Latin America

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

Pediatric, Strabismus, Genetics

not yet rated November 22, 2011 Childhood Blindness: Public Health Presentation
This presentation defines childhood blindness and addresses the epidemiology of childhood blindness. It provides an overview of the prevalence of childhood blindness by income and geographic region on a worldwide basis. By addressing the specific causes of childhood blindness, the presentation suggests possible prevention and treatment strategies.
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Dr. Van C. Lansingh, IAPB/VISION 2020 Latin America

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated November 22, 2011 Diabetic Retinopathy: Public Health Presentation
This presentation defines diabetic retinopathy and discusses the epidemiology of diabetic retinopathy. It provides an overview of diabetes on a worldwide basis and presents evidence for public health approaches to the issue, including health education and an overview of the benefits and methodology for diabetic retinopathy screening.
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Dr. Van C. Lansingh, IAPB/VISION 2020 Latin America

Ophthalmic Educators

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Residency

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

3 Stars (2) July 17, 2012 Ophthalmic Clinical Evaluation Exercise (OCEX) Checklist in English and Chinese
The OCEX checklist, for use during observed resident-patient interactions, can be used to assess a resident's patient care skills, medical knowledge, and interpersonal skills.
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Golnik KC, Goldenhar LM, Gittinger JW Jr, Lustbader JM

Allied Health Education

E-Learning

Education

Organizational Development

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated 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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Multiple

Eye Care

Journal/Publication

Research

Low Vision

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated April 5, 2013 ICO Member Incidence of Visual Impairment Over a 20-Year Period
This article describes visual impairment over a 20-year period and its associations with age-related eye diseases and socioeconomic factors in the Beaver Dam Eye Study.
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Multiple

Eye Care

Journal/Publication

Research

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated May 5, 2013 ICO Member Outdoor Activity during Class Recess Reduces Myopia Onset and Progression in School Children
This study investigated the effect of outdoor activity during class recess on myopia changes among elementary school students in a suburban area of Taiwan.
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Multiple

Eye Care

Journal/Publication

Research

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

Retina and Vitreous

not yet rated May 5, 2013 ICO Member Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases Is Increased Even with Mild Diabetic Retinopathy The Japan Diabetes Complications Study
Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is linked to cardiovascular risk in diabetic patients. This study examined whether mild-stage DR is associated with risk of coronary heard disease (CHD) and stroke in type 2 diabetic patients of the Japan Diabetes Complications Study.
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Multiple

Eye Care

Journal/Publication

Research

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated May 3, 2013 ICO Member The Cost–Utility of Telemedicine to Screen for Diabetic Retinopathy in India
This study assessed the cost-effectiveness of a telemedicine diabetic retinopathy (DR) screening program in rural Southern India that conducts one-off screening camps (i.e., screening offered once) in villages and to assess the incremental cost effectiveness ratios of different screening intervals.
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Multiple

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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Various

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Course

Education

Standards for Eye Care and Vision

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated March 1, 2013 London School Master’s Degree Program on Public Health for Eye Care
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine's Master of Science (MSc) Degree Program on Public Health for Eye Care aims to provide eye health professionals with the public health knowledge and skills required to reduce blindness and visual disability in their population.
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Various

Conference/Congress

Education

Ophthalmic Educators

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated November 28, 2011 ICO Member Conferences for Ophthalmic Educators - 2011 & 2012 Webcasts
The webcasts include English and Spanish presentations from two conferences designed to help ophthalmic educators from all over the world collaborate and learn more about modern educational tools.
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Various

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