Available Until 12/29/2025

Chapter 5: Patient Care: Expectations and Protocol - Operative Standards

Nadine Walker, MS, CTR will provide an overview of the Cancer Surgery Standards Program and some of its accomplishments to date. There will be a discussion about the Synoptic Operative Reports (SORs) and their impact on CoC accreditation. Several ways that cancer registrars may benefit from the implementation of the SORs will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the history of the Cancer Surgery Standards Program.
  • Describe the CoC site review process for the Operative Standards.
  • Outline ways that registrars can benefit from the CoC Synoptic Operative Reports.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
2023-013 1 CE March 30, 2023 - March 29, 2026