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!
Presented live on Tuesday, October 4 and Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 12:00 PM ET to 3:00 PM ET
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. The recordings of the sessions will be available through November 19, 2022.
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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!
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 National Cancer Registrars Association has produced these 15 online cancer case studies to provide opportunities for registrars to practice assigning AJCC TNM Stage and coding SEER Summary Stage. The cases have been designed to assist those new to the cancer registry field to build their skills as well as seasoned professionals who want to improve their proficiencies. The correct answers and corresponding rationales will be presented upon completion of each case. Note: Reference the AJCC Cancer Staging System including Eighth Edition and Version 9 as of November 2021, Solid Tumor Rules (updated September 2021 to become effective January 2022), and the SEER Summary Stage Manual - 2018 updated September 2021. You should not use the SEER RSA tool as it does not follow the AJCC staging rules.
This activity includes 15 case studies on the following sites:
The enrollment period for this activity is 365 days. These cases were updated April 2022
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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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