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 Staging 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.  

 

Ambiguous Terminology

Follow-Up

Casefinding

The presentation will help registrars determine case reportability by being able to identify ambiguous terminology when interpreting physician statements. 

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

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


Quality Control Plan

Colorectal Anatomy & Staging

Using the Manuals: Breast

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

The presenter will give an overview of the anatomy of the colon and discuss assigning TNM stage. 

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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