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Archive of entries posted on March 2016

Update on Simulation-Based Training and Assessment in Ophthalmology

Authors: Anna S. S. Thompson, Yousif Subhi, Jens Folke Külgaard, Morten la Cour, Lars Konge. The authors conducted a systematic review of trials involving simulation-based training or assessment of ophthalmic surgical skills among health professionals that included 118 trials. They found that the most common surgery simulated was cataract surgery, with 27 training models comprising [...]

A systematic review of best practices in teaching ophthalmology to medical students.

Authors: Tony Succar, John Grigg, Hilary A. Beaver, Andrew G. Lee Survey of Ophthalmology 2016; 61:83-94. Authors review the current state of the literature on ophthalmic medical student education, listing barriers to potential best practices for undergraduate ophthalmology teaching and learning within medical curricula. They describe recent advances and pedagogical approaches in ophthalmic education and [...]