NCRA has revised its popular study guide to reflect the changes to the 2021 exam. The guide begins with a review of the Core Knowledge required of all cancer registrars, including the principles of oncology and the body’s systems. The main sections are organized by the new 2021 Domains of Practice and contain basic information on these areas, including a general overview and additional resources to aid in your studying. There are five case studies that include answers and rationales. NCRA member price: $85; non-member price: $105. Order today!
The CTR exam prep series is eight, 90-minute webinars designed to prepare candidates for the CTR exam. Developed and facilitated by a team of experienced NCRA-member CTRs and allied-health educators, the series provides a review of all aspects of the exam's six domains of practice. The faculty has designed the sessions to provide a comprehensive review of materials with hands-on exercises. The webinars begin at 2:00 PM ET; first webinar is January 26, 2021. Learn more and register!
Tuesday, June 8 and Thursday, June 10, 2021
12:00 PM ET to 3:00 PM ET
(This virtual workshop will be offered again in September.)
Presented over the course of two days in three-hour sessions, the Virtual CTR Exam Prep Workshop is a rigorous training experience for those preparing to take the CTR exam in 2021. Using case studies, presenter Donna Gress, RHIT, CTR, will focus exclusively on the open-book portion of the CTR exam and provide a thorough review of abstracting and coding methodologies, which account for one-third of the tested material. Registrants are required to complete pre-workshop case scenarios.
NCRA offers a 125-question online CTR Exam Practice Test through its Center for Cancer Registry Education (CCRE). The Practice Test is designed to provide candidates a tool to assess understanding and determine where further study is needed. Pricing options: One-time access: NCRA member - $65; non-member - $105. Unlimited access for 60 days: NCRA member - $180; non-member - $220. Get started!
The nine webinars from the 2020 Online CTR Exam Prep Workshop have been archived and are available on NCRA’s Center for Cancer Registry Education. (The updated 2021 archived webinars will be posted in early spring 2021.) These webinars address critical exam topics. Each archived webinar is $25 for NCRA members; $40 for non-members. Order today!
Cancer registrars are data information specialists that capture a complete history, diagnosis, treatment, and health status for every cancer patient in the U.S. The curated data provides essential information to researchers, healthcare providers, and public health officials to better monitor and advance cancer treatments, conduct research, and improve cancer prevention and screening programs. Learn more about how to become a cancer registrar and how cancer registry data is used to improve public health.
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