News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 11 No. 26 1998. June 01, 1998

International Council of Ophthalmology International Basic Science Assessment for Ophthalmologists

A test of knowledge of the Basic Science related to Ophthalmology will be held on 25 March 1999

The test will consist of a single three hour multiple choice question paper consisting of two parts marked separately

Part I Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Pharmacology

Part II Optics, Refraction

The test will be conducted in the candidate’s own country

The closing date for applications is: 11 January 1999

Those who achieve pass standard or above will receive a certificate confirming the standard achieved. This certificate is now accepted as equivalent to the basic science sections of the ophthalmology examinations of several countries.

The Test Regulations, Syllabus and Candidate Guide giving details of the criteria for entry and the test fee, are available from:

The Examination Secretary
The International Council of Ophthalmology
10 Wort’s Causeway, Cambridge CB1 4RL England

Telephone +44 (0)1223 244101 Fax +44 (0)1223 24407

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