Ophthalmology in China ›› 2013, Vol. 22 ›› Issue (2): 141-143.

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How internet can modify teaching processes in ophthalmology

 LIANG  Qing-Feng1, Antoine  Labbé2, LI  Jian-Jun1   

  1. 1. Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology, Beijing Tongren Eye Center, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100005, China; 2. Quinze-Vingts National Ophthalmology Hospital and Ambroise Paré Hospital, AP-HP, Paris, France
  • Received:2012-12-31 Online:2013-03-25 Published:2013-03-26
  • Contact: LI Jian-jun Email: jianjunli2005@yahoo.com.cn

Abstract: With increasing number of subspecialties, development of new imaging techniques, use of constantly developing surgical procedures, ophthalmology may benefit from new teaching methods. The purpose of this article is to provide the reader a comprehensive analysis of internet resources in the field of ophthalmology. The characteristics of this new teaching material with abundant resources, interactivity and the possibility of self-education but also its own limitations will be presented. The major resources (international teaching programs, major ophthalmology journals and image database) and the procedures to access rapidly to the better information will be also described. (Ophthalmol CHN, 2013, 22: 141-143)

Key words: internet resources, clinical teaching, ophthalmology