Teaching and assessing competence in cataract surgery.

  title={Teaching and assessing competence in cataract surgery.},
  author={Bonnie An Henderson and Rasha A. Ali},
  journal={Current opinion in ophthalmology},
  volume={18 1},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To review recent literature regarding innovative techniques, methods of teaching and assessing competence and skill in cataract surgery. RECENT FINDINGS The need for assessment of surgical competency and the requirement of wet lab facilities in ophthalmic training programs are being increasingly emphasized. Authors have proposed the use of standardized forms to collect objective and subjective data regarding the residents' surgical performance. Investigators have reported… CONTINUE READING

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