Resources

Registry Best Practices

Developed and presented by members of the NCRA Education Committee, the Registry Best Practice Podcasts and Staging Shorts Series of audio and visual presentations are intended to help your abstracting process become more efficient and accurate.  These audio presentations are short, direct, and easy to understand. The Education Committee welcomes your ideas for topics you would like to hear in the future. Send an email with your ideas to the Committee


NCRA's Mini-Learning Shorts

The NCRA Education Committee has created a selection of short, 10-minutes or less, presentations to address important points in  each of the topics.  The presentations are intended for new registrars to help clarify procedure and duties in the registries, and for seasoned registrars, who may need a refresher.  

 

SSDI General Overview

Numbers in the SAR

Follow-Up

Video presentation to be added at a later date.

The presentation will provide a thorough review of the general rules of the Site-Specific Data Items (SSDI) and will discuss how to correctly assign an SSF schema.

Numbers count in the SAR. Some are populated by the CoC/NCDB, while others are program driven. This presentation will demonstrate how to create a work plan by knowing what to plan for when completing the SAR.

The presentation will define the process of follow up in the cancer registry; its methods, options, and the related CoC Standards.


Casefinding

Quality Control Plan

Using the Manuals: Breast

The presenter will discuss an organized process for casefinding and share resources and best practice tips. 

The presenter will discuss the most important aspects of a quality control plan and its implementation in the registry. 

This presentation will discuss which manuals to use to correctly code histology, site, and stage for breast. Learn how to navigate the manuals and determine what pertinent information to use.


Using the Manuals: Lung

Using the Manuals: Prostate

This presentation will discuss which manuals to use to correctly code histology, site, and stage for lung. Learn how to navigate the manuals and determine what pertinent information to use.

This presentation will discuss which manuals to use to correctly code histology, site, and stage for prostate. The presenter will share knowledge to increase knowledge on the information most important to include in the abstract text.


Registry Best Practices Podcasts

Developed and presented by members of the NCRA Advanced Education Sub-Committee, the Registry Best Practice Series of audio presentations are intended to help your abstracting process become more efficient and accurate.  These audio presentations are short, direct, and easy to understand with play times between 2 and 6 minutes.

 

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