2018-2019 Basic and Clinical Science Course Residency Set

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2018-2019 Basic and Clinical Science Course Residency Set

2018-2019 Basic and Clinical Science Course Residency Set
Equip ophthalmic residents with the Academy’s definitive curriculum: the 2018-2019 Basic and Clinical Science Course™. The BCSC® is ophthalmology’s trusted, definitive compilation of scientific research and clinical experience and is continually updated by a faculty of 100 experts.

Each of the 13 sections includes up-to-date clinical knowledge, concise information and tables, self-assessment questions with answers, photos and illustrations, and opportunities for earning AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Beginning with the 2013–2014 edition, the Academy and the European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO) have partnered to make the BCSC the standard text for all European ophthalmology training programs. The EBO now recommends the BCSC as the primary educational resource for European trainees and ophthalmologists studying for the annual EBO Diploma Exam.

The BCSC Residency Set includes:

  • Section 1: Update on General Medicine
  • Section 2: Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology
  • Section 3: Clinical Optics – Major revision this year
  • Section 4: Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors
  • Section 5: Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Section 6: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus – Major revision this year
  • Section 7: Orbit, Eyelids, and Lacrimal System
  • Section 8: External Disease and Cornea
  • Section 9: Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis
  • Section 10: Glaucoma
  • Section 11: Lens and Cataract
  • Section 12: Retina and Vitreous – Major revision this year
  • Section 13: Refractive Surgery
  • Master Index (available as a downloadable PDF)
  • Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery, Third Edition
  • Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery, Second Edition

The BCSC Residency Set is available in the print or eBook format.

Print: SOLD OUT includes 13 print volumes and two essential supplementary textbooks on ophthalmic surgery.

eBook: Read Academy eBooks online from nearly any computer, or download eBooks to your mobile device with the free Academy eBooks app. For eBook features, requirements and licensing, visit: aao.org/ebooks. Please allow up to 90 minutes for receiving an access key (via email) that will allow you to retrieve your eBook after purchase.

Print ISBN: 978-1-68104-067-7
eBook ISBN: 978-1-68104-068-4

Self-Assessment CME: Sections 3 through 13 meet the Self-Assessment CME requirements defined by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO). Please be advised that the ABO is not an accrediting body for purposes of any CME program. ABO does not sponsor this or any outside activity, and ABO does not endorse any particular CME activity. Complete information regarding the ABO Self-Assessment CME Maintenance of Certification requirements are available at: http://abop.org/maintain-certification/.

This year the BCSC® is evolving to be even more effective for today's residents with the launch of the new online BCSC Self-Assessment Program. With 1,000+ high-yield questions this program will help residents pinpoint and fill knowledge gaps.

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