Training Opportunities: The following courses are available for the education of new registrars and RHIT students inMissouri. As each course has a different sponsor and focus, please click on the links below to view complete details.
Basic Registry Training Workshop: is a two-day course, sponsored by the Missouri Tumor Registrars Association (MoSTRA), which presents an overview of staging formats, different types of treatment (surgery radiation & chemo), central registry background, ACoS requirements, case finding, follow-up, statistics, etc., and provides a general overview of what a cancer registry is. The audience includes RHIT students as well as new registrars. The next scheduled class will be held October 15 and 17, 2018 at the St. Charles Community College in Cottleville MO. For more information and to register, click here. A spring class is typically offered in the Kansas City area.
Fundamentals of Abstracting Workshop: is a day and a half course sponsored by the Missouri Cancer Registry and Research Center (MCR-ARC) in Columbia, MO. This class is geared toward new abstractors who are not familiar with the abstracting process and is free of charge. It is held in the MCR-ARC's suite of offices on the University of Missouri - Columbia campus. Students use Abstract Plus to work through cases using the MCR-ARC Abstract Code Manual. For those not familiar with abstracting and the MCR-ARC required fields, this is a great place to start.
Quizlet - Online Cancer Registry Flash Cards and Games. Quizlet is an online learning tool where MCR will post flashcards and games to enhance learning on cancer registry topics.