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History of Ophthlamology

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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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Diabetes Eye Health: A Guide for Health Professionals

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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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ICO

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 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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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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ICO

Ophthalmic Educators

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Residency

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

4 Stars (3) July 17, 2012 OCEX Checklist in English, Chinese, Portuguese, and Spanish
The Ophthalmic Clinical Evaluation Exercise (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

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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ICO

Ophthalmology Residency Education

not yet rated May 13, 2010 Principles and Guidelines of a Curriculum for Education of the Ophthalmic Specialist-Spanish
Spanish Version
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ICO

Diabetic Eye Care

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Residency

Retina and Vitreous

not yet rated January 27, 2016 Diabetic Retinopathy for the Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, 2nd Edition
A book designed to transfer useful techniques for the clinical management of diabetic patients.
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Dr. Jonathan Walker, Indiana University School of Medicine, Fort Wayne

Ophthalmology Residency Education

not yet rated October 5, 2010 PACUPO Requirements for Ophthalmology Residency
Minimum requirements for the ophthalmology residency by the Pan American Council of University Professors of Ophthalmology (PACUPO).
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Panamerican Council of University Professors of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology Residency Education

not yet rated October 5, 2010 The Public Eye Health (PEH) Curriculum for Ophthalmic Residents
Suggested objectives and content to develop curricula for training residents in Community Eye Care: the ICO’s Public Eye Health Curriculum for Ophthalmic Residents – For Standard PGY3 Level.
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ICO

Ophthalmology Residency Education

not yet rated October 5, 2010 Community Eye Health Manual
Here you can find suggested objectives and content to develop curricula for training residents in Community Eye Care: a manual from a workshop on Community Eye Health from South Africa.
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Ophthalmology Residency Education

not yet rated October 5, 2010 Community Eye Health (CEH) Workshop Residency Programs in Brazil: Possible Options on Curriculum Design
Here you can find suggested objectives and content to develop curricula for training residents in Community Eye Care: a manual of a Workshop on Community Eye Health for Residency Programs in Brazil.
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Instituto da Visão, Universidade Federal de São Paulo

Education

Journal/Publication

Ophthalmic Educators

Ophthalmology Residency Education

not yet rated March 31, 2011 Two Articles: Curriculum and Setup of Ophthalmic Wet Laboratories
Two articles for residency programs considering setting up a wet laboratory, as well as for those wanting to improve their wet labs.
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Diabetic Eye Care

Education

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Regional Training Centers

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

Retina and Vitreous

not yet rated July 14, 2011 Clinical Practice Guidelines-Diabetic Retinopathy, Latin America
This Spanish-language resource outlines clinical-practice guidelines for treating diabetic retinopathy in Latin America. It was developed by the Blindness Prevention Committee of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology and the diabetic retinopathy subcommittee of VISION 2020 Latin America, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness.
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Multiple

Education

Fellowship

Grants

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Cornea

not yet rated November 16, 2012 ICO Member CorneaEd Educational Database
CorneaEd is a comprehensive educational database for ophthalmologists, with the aim of providing detailed information and web-based links for fellowship, training and observership programs for the cornea and external eye disease subspeciality.
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Various

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Residency

not yet rated June 1, 2013 ACGME Program Requirements for Graduate Medical Education in Ophthalmology
This document includes the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requirements for Ophthalmology Programs in the USA, including those for institutions, program personnel, resources, residents, educational program, evaluations, resident duty hours, etc.
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Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Education

Ophthalmic Educators

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Cataract

not yet rated December 12, 2015 Sutureless Extra-capsular Cataract Extraction (ECCE), 2nd Edition in English and Spanish
This instructional video illustrates the cataract surgery technique of SECCE. Further general surgical tips are provided and there is a section on possible surgical complications, and how to handle them. English and Spanish versions of the video are available.
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William H Dean, MD

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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ICO

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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