NCRA offers candidates several online educational tools to prepare for the CTR Exam, including an online practice test (updated for 2016) and the Live Online CTR Prep Workshop. There are also several publications available to assist in preparing for the exam, including the NCRA Study Guide for the CTR Exam, 2016 Edition and the Cancer Registry Management: Principles and Practices for Hospitals and Central Registries (Third Edition) textbook.
To learn more about the exam, including upcoming testing dates, locations, eligibility requirements, and resources, click on the fact sheet below and visit the CTR Exam Website.
Note: NCRA makes no claims that by using any of its study tools, a candidate will pass the examination.
The online CTR Exam Practice Test was created to assist individuals in studying for the CTR Exam. It is an assessment tool to aid individuals in gauging their understanding of the different content areas. The questions are organized by the six Domains of Competencies as identified by the Council on Certification. Two options are offered - one time access and unlimited use for 60 days. Once purchased, the practice test will automatically load into your Enrollments on the My Learning Activities page.
One Time Access - gives participants up to 30 days to complete each section of the test one time.
Unlimited Use for 60 Days - gives participants up to 60 days to completed each section of the test as many times as they would like.
For more detailed information, click on the titles below.
2017 Winter CTR Exam Prep Live Online Workshop
The workshop is a series of nine, 90-minute live online 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 workshop 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 and instructor interaction. Click on the title of each webinar session to view detailed information about the session. All webinars begin at 2:00 p.m. ET.
Need to mail or fax in your registration? Download the hard copy form below.
2016 CTR Exam Prep Archived Series
The current archived sessions are from the 2016 Live CTR Exam Prep Workshop. Each session contains the presentation slides, presentation video, and practice exercises with answers. Once purchased, find the prep activities loaded into the My Learning Activities page. Enrollment period is 180 days.