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The David and Molly Pyott Foundation Scholarships in Ophthalmology

A number of online distance learning Masters scholarships are available in the field of Ophthalmology for students from… More »

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ICO Exams Application Form for Advanced Examination

ICO Exams Application Form for the FICO Advanced Examination 2020. Dowload the ICO Advanced Exam application form. More »

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Global Statement on Diabetes and Eye Heath

The ICO, International Diabetes Federation, World Council of Optometry, and International Agency for the Prevention of… More »

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Education

Guidelines

not yet rated September 1, 2001 Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation
The purpose of the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation (AGREE) instrument is to provide a framework for assessing the quality of clinical practice guidelines.
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AGREE

Education

Leadership Development/WORLD

Ophthalmic Educators

not yet rated January 28, 2011 Improving Global Quality of Care–White Paper and Presentations
The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) developed a white paper from the 2010 World Ophthalmology Leaders Forum in Education (WOLFE). Presentations from the Forum are also available.
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American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Education

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated October 4, 2010 ARVO e-Learning Center
ARVO's e-learning center provides educational resources for research professionals in ophthalmology and research sciences.
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ARVO

Education

Ophthalmic Educators

not yet rated October 6, 2010 MedEdPORTAL
MedEdPORTAL is a free peer-reviewed publication service and repository for medical and oral health teaching materials, assessment tools, and faculty development resources.
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Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), American Dental Education Association (ADEA)

Education

Ophthalmic Educators

not yet rated October 5, 2010 Why Write Objectives?
By: Karron G. Lewis, Center for Teaching Effectiveness at The University of Texas at Austin
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Center for Teaching Effectiveness The University of Texas at Austin

E-Learning

Education

Ophthalmic Educators

not yet rated October 6, 2010 As Seen From Here - The Ophthalmology Podcast
This site contains audio programs and videos (Podcasts) of lectures on different topics. You can download them to your computer, upload them to your iPod, or listen without downloading.
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Dr. Joshua Young (New York University) and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

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Organizational Development

not yet rated October 26, 2007 EACO Strategic Plan 2007 - 2011
The strategic plan of a regional partnership of academic institutions.
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Eastern Africa College of Ophthalmologists

E-Learning

Education

Ophthalmic Educators

not yet rated October 6, 2010 Heidelberg Engineering Academy Recorded Courses
Audiovisual lectures on Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and Heidelberg Retina Tomograph (HRT).
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Heidelberg Engineering

E-Learning

Education

not yet rated October 4, 2010 Technology for Teaching and Learning Blog
A blog about ideas on new technologies for teaching and learning: what they are and how to use them.
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ICO

Education

not yet rated October 4, 2010 The Ophthalmology Teacher's Library
A blog that recommendeds books, e-books and papers for ophthalmic residents' educators.
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ICO

Education

Subspecialty Education

4 Stars (11) 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.  


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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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ICO

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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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

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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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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Education

ICO Examinations

4 Stars (18) August 30, 2019 ICO Exams Application Form for Standard Examinations

ICO Exams Application Form for the Visual Science, Optics & Refraction, and Clinical Ophthalmology Examination 2020.

Dowload the Visual Science, Optics & Refraction and Clinical Ophthalmology Exam application form.


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CME/CPD

Education

ICO Partners

Ophthalmic Educators

Subspecialty Education

Cataract

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

5 Stars (1) September 20, 2019 ICO-CBM Phaco Surgeon Training Curriculum

The ICO-CBM Phaco Surgeon Training Curriculum CBM in partnership with the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) organized a workshop of international ophthalmic educators and cataract subspecialists who developed this curriculum.

The phacoemulsification surgery-related learning objectives of the ICO Residency Curriculum were analyzed and evaluation methods defined for each. Teaching methods for each objective were elaborated upon, and the appropriate learning environments selected.

Curricula development has shifted from a task-oriented approach that is particular to each individual institution to a standardized, competency based, education that takes into account the future needs of the public, adult learning principles, contemporary methods.

Download the curriculum in PDF format or access the Google Doc (for local adaptation).

 

Learn more: New Training Centre to improve cataract surgery in Latin America  Posted on 25 April 2018 at CBM UK


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E-Learning

Education

Research

not yet rated 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

Education

Ophthalmic Educators

3 Stars (1) October 5, 2010 Delivering Effective Lectures
This paper offers suggestions for planning and delivering more effective lectures, ad recommends ways to evaluate lectures.
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JHPIEGO Corporation

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