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NCRA Study Guide for the CTR Exam: 2022 Edition

NCRA has revised its popular study guide to reflect the changes to the 2022 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 2022 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: $89; non-member price: $109. Order today!

2022 CTR Exam Prep Archived Webinar Series 

NCRA’s 2022 CTR Exam prep archived webinars are designed to prepare candidates for the CTR Exam. Developed and facilitated by a team of experienced NCRA-member CTRs and allied-health educators, the webinars provide a review of all aspects of the exam’s seven domains of practice. The faculty has designed the sessions to provide a comprehensive review of materials. Each archived webinar contains the presentation slides, presentation video, and any other materials. Learn more and register!

Online CTR Exam Practice Test

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!

Virtual CTR Exam Prep Workshop: Hands-On Strategies for the Open-Section

Tuesday, May 24, and Thursday, May 26, 2022
12:00 PM ET to 3:00 PM ET

Mark your calendars! 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 2022. 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. 
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  • Tuesday, May 24: Review AJCC TNM Stage general principles, casefinding, surgery codes, ICD-O, and Solid Tumor Rules 
  • Thursday, May 26: Review application of TNM staging and other staging methodologies.