Learning Module

Learning Modules

A Learning Module is a self-directed education experience that contains a video of an NCRA archived webinar, resource materials, a quiz, and an evaluation. Participants have 90 days from the date the activity was accessed  to complete the module and are able to claim CE credit immediately following the completion of the module and passing the quiz. Information regarding CE credits for each Learning Module can be found within the description of each module. CE credits range between 1.o - 1.5 CEs per Learning Module.


Abstracting Modules

Fall 2022

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Abstracting Case Scenarios: Breast Cancer

Review a breast cancer case scenario and learn about the complex anatomical site and what is involved in the clinical and pathological staging workup. Earn 1 CE and 1 Category A credit.
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Abstracting Case Scenarios: Pancreatic Cancer

Review a pancreatic cancer case scenario and learn about the complex anatomical site and what is involved in the clinical and pathological staging workup. Earn 1 CE and 1 Category A credit.
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Abstracting Case Scenarios: Head & Neck Cancer

Review a head and neck cancer case scenario and learn about the complex anatomical site and the connections to nearby structures that may be affected.

Spring 2022

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Disease Site: Bile Duct/Liver

Physician and CTR provide a detailed view of two bile duct/liver cases. The presentation premiered at the NCRA 2022 Annual Conference. Click on title to view the detailed description for this activity. Earn 1.5 CE credit and 1.5 Category A credit.
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Disease Site: Brain/CNS

Physician and CTR provide a detailed view of two bile brain/CNS cases. The presentation premiered at the NCRA 2022 Annual Conference. Click on title to view the detailed description for this activity. Earn 1.5 CE credit and 1.5 Category A credit.
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Disease Site: Melanoma

Physician and CTR provide a detailed view of two melanoma cases. The presentation premiered at the NCRA 2022 Annual Conference. Click on title to view the detailed description for this activity. Earn 1.5 CE credit and 1.5 Category A credit.

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Abstracting & Coding: Thoracic Sites

Review the anatomy of the site and the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, Eighth Edition and SEER Summary Staging rules for the thoracic site. Earn 1 CE and 1 Category A credit.
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Abstracting & Coding: Precision Medicine for Cancer Registrars

Learn the basic concept of precision medicine; that is performing specific molecular testing in order to select the best targeted therapies to treat patients. Earn 1 CE and 1 Category A credit.
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Abstracting & Coding: Lung

Review the complex anatomical site of the lung and learn what is involved in the clinical and pathological staging workup; T, N, M categories; and the prognostic stage group. Earn 1 CE and 1 Category A credit.
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Abstracting & Coding: Therapeutic Advances in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

Learn the biology and staging of HER2-positive breast cancer and the process for initiating the diagnostic workup and treatment options. Earn 1 CE and 1 Category A credit.

Fall 2021

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Abstracting & Coding: Gallbladder

Sandra James-Steen will present the anatomy of the gallbladder and review the rules for both AJCC TNM Stage and SEER Summary Stage.
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Abstracting & Coding: Cervical Cancer

Bridget Broussard will discuss AJCC Version 9 Cervix and explain what is involved in the clinical and pathological staging workup; T, N, M categories; and the prognostic stage group.
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Abstracting & Coding: Registrar Data for Benign and Borderline CNS Tumors

Panelists from the Brain Tumor Epidemiology Consortium (BTEC) will provide an overview of benign and borderline CNS tumors and present examples.
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Abstracting & Coding: Radiation in the Abstract

Gina McNellis will discuss conflicts between the CTR Guide to Coding Radiation Therapy Treatment in the STORE and the STORE rules.

Spring 2021

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Focus on Abstracting: Colon

Review changes to the colon chapter in the AJCC 8th Edition, as well as an in-depth review of clinical and pathological classification and staging tables.
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Focus on Abstracting: Urinary/Bladder

The presenter will review the anatomy of the urinary/bladder systems and discuss surgical margins and difficult histologies.
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Focus on Abstracting: Hepatobiliary Cancers

The presenter will discuss the anatomy of the liver and biliary tree, and the cancer that invades this site, mainly hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma.

Summer 2020

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Abstracting Hematopoietic Sites

Learn about coding bone marrow biopsies and stem cell treatment and the differences between lymph node excisions that may qualify as surgery or biopsy.
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Abstracting Head and Neck

Learn strategies for abstracting laryngeal cancers.
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Abstracting Breast Mastectomies

Learn how to code different types of breast mastectomies.
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Abstracting Melanoma

Learn about surgical margin surgery codes in melanoma cases and how to assign AJCC lymph node involvement, microsatellite mets, and the appropriate surgery code.

Spring 2020

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Primary Payer at Diagnosis: A Registrars Guide to Understanding the Categories and Codes

Understand how the correct classification of the “Primary Payer at Diagnosis” data item can be used by researchers for socioeconomic studies in health disparities and other studies.
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Nuts and Bolts of Quality Control in the Central Registry

Understand the role of the cancer registrar to maintain the accuracy of the data and the quality control initiatives.
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Text in the Abstract

Understand the importance of text that supports all parts of the abstract, including demographics, primary site, and stage. Review examples of the most effective use of the text fields.
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Non-Malignant CNS Tumors: A Case Study and Abstracting Overview

Review and discuss CNS anatomy, specific to benign neoplasms, address common coding pitfalls, and assign the primary site.

Fall 2019

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Focus on Abstracting: Urinary/Bladder

The presenter will review the anatomy of the urinary/bladder systems and discuss surgical margins and difficult histologies.
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Focus on Abstracting: Hepatobiliary Cancers

The presenter will discuss the anatomy of the liver and biliary tree, and the cancer that invades this site, mainly hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma.

Registry Management

Summer 2020

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Data Visualization Tools to Engage and Inspire the Cancer Committee

Learn how data visualization tools at Cancer Committee meetings can enhance the data presentation and inspire the Cancer Committee.
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CoC Standards: 2020, Part I, Chapters 1-4

Learn about the significant restructuring of Chapters 1-4 of the CoC Cancer Program Standards between 2016 and 2020.
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CoC Standards: 2020, Part II, Chapters 5-9

Learn the significant restructuring of Chapters 5-9 of the CoC Cancer Program Standards between 2016 and 2020.
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CoC Standards Implementation Plan

Learn how to manage the implementation of the new CoC Program Standards, including effective strategies for communicating with physicians and training of staff.

Coding Modules

Fall 2022

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Registrars Coding the Future: Genomics

Learn how genetic changes impact cancer development and progression, as well as, how genomics and genetic studies inform targeted treatment. Earn 1 CE and 0 Category A credit.
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Registrars Coding the Future: Precision Medicine 2.0

Learn the important roles genetics and tumor profiling have on the work of cancer registrars and review the targeted therapies that are affected. Earn 1 CE and 0 Category A credit.

Spring 2021

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Coding Grade: Updates

Learn the the core concepts of assigning grade values in the clinical and pathological fields and will explain the new Grade Post Therapy Clin (yc) and Grade Post Therapy Path (yp) fields.
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2021 Solid Tumor Rules Manual: Navigating Revisions

Learn about changes to the Solid Tumor General Rules, the schema-specific changes made in December 2020, and the impact of these changes on histology coding. .
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Coding Rules for SSDIs

Learn about the organization of the SSDIs and how they are presented in the order of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, Eighth Edition.

Fall 2020

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Coding Complications: Lung

Learn about the issues that registrars encounter when abstracting lung cancer cases.
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Coding Complications: Hematopoietic Cancers

Learn how to abstract hematopoietic cancer cases and the importance of focusing on the number of primaries, the primary site, histology and diagnostic confirmation codes.
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Spotlight on Pancreas

The presenter will identify issues associated with coding the primary site and provide an overview of the applicable "Other Sites” relevant to pancreatic cancer.

Professional Development Modules

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Health Informatics: From Data Request to Presentation

Learn how to manage data requests, and design and present the data to different audiences.

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