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ICO Strategic Plan 2017–2020

The ICO has defined a strategic plan covering 2017–2020. You can download a summary of the ICO Strategic… More »

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ICO Exams Application Form for Standard Examinations

ICO Exams Application Form for Basic Science, Optics & Refraction, and Clinical Sciences Application Form 2018 More »

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Journal of Current Ophthalmology

Journal of Current Ophthalmology, the official publication of the Iranian Society of Ophthalmology, is a peer-reviewed,… More »

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CME/CPD

Education

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmic Educators

4 Stars (3) 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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Eye Care

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Glaucoma

not yet rated March 22, 2016 ICO Guidelines for Glaucoma Eye Care
The Task Force on Glaucoma has issued ICO Guidelines for Glaucoma Eye Care, international guidelines for the evaluation and management of glaucoma, based on existing guidelines and other resources. The ICO Guidelines summarize core requirements for the appropriate care of open and closed angle glaucoma and consider low and intermediate to high-resource settings. The Guidelines are available in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish.
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CME/CPD

Eye Care

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmic Educators

Uncorrected Refractive Error

4 Stars (1) February 13, 2016 International Core Curriculum for Refractive Error: English and French
Published in January 2011, the International Core Curriculum for Refractive Error focuses on providing training materials for eye care professionals, with the ultimate goal of eliminating or reducing uncorrected refractive error. This resource is available in English and French.
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ICO Programs and Initiatives

Uncorrected Refractive Error

not yet rated February 1, 2016 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 the ophthalmic profession, in cooperation with others, to provide better access to high quality, low-cost eye care, especially to regions with limited services.
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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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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

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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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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Eye Care

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Leadership Development/WORLD

not yet rated December 1, 2013 2013 WORLD Presentations
View two presentations from the 2013 ICO World Ophthalmology Roundtable on Leadership Development (WORLD). Both presentations discuss diabetic eye care and the critical need for team collaboration to prevent vision loss from diabetes.
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Leadership Development/WORLD

not yet rated November 8, 2012 Presentations from the 2012 ICO World Ophthalmology Roundtable on Leadership Development
The following presentations and background information were developed for the 2012 ICO World Ophthalmology Roundtable on Leadership Development (WORLD), November 10, 2012. The 2012 theme and central question was: How Can We Build A World Alliance for Sight?
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Journal/Publication

Ophthalmologic Societies

3 Stars (1) June 1, 2012 ICO Member The number of ophthalmologists in practice and in training worldwide: a growing gap despite more than 200,000 practitioners
More than 200 ophthalmic societies and individuals took part in the 2010 International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) survey to assess the number of ophthalmologists in practice and training. The results were published in the June 2012 issue of the British Journal of Ophthalmology (BJO).
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmologic Societies

not yet rated June 1, 2012 ICO Member Number of Ophthalmologists in Practice and Training Worldwide in 2012
This online resource reveals the results from a 2010 survey conducted by the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) to assess the number of ophthalmologists in practice and training. More than 200 ophthalmic societies and individuals who took part in the survey. To ensure accurate results and progressively track trends, the ICO asks society leaders to update their data each year.
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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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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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Advocacy/Vision 2020

ICO Membership

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmologic Societies

Organizational Development

not yet rated 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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ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmologic Societies

Organizational Development

not yet rated September 23, 2011 ICO 2011-2015 Strategic Plan Summary
The ICO Strategic Plan Summary is an example of the planning process used to develop society goals and strategies to meet those goals. It also addresses changing society governance to maintain a sustainable organizational structure. ICO invites other societies to use this document as a model for their own planning and development.
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ICO Programs and Initiatives

Organizational Development

not yet rated September 23, 2011 ICO Situational Analysis, 2011-2015 Strategic Plan
The Situational Analysis is a concise explanation of the problem or issue ICO wants to positively effect and the opportunities and challenges ICO may encounter in addressing the issue. ICO encourages societies to use this document as a model in their own planning and development.
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ICO Programs and Initiatives

Leadership Development/WORLD

Organizational Development

not yet rated March 25, 2001 Vision for the Future: Strategic Plan for International Ophthalmology
Plan for international ophthalmology defined in 1999 - 2000.
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