Missouri Cancer Registration Center

Training and Workshops

Training Opportunities:  Twice a year, MCR-ARC is pleased to offer the following courses for the education of new registrars and RHIT students. As each course has a different focus, please click on the links below to view complete details.

Basic Registry Training Workshop:  is a two-day course 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 workshop is scheduled for November 6 - 7 from 8am - 4pm at St. Charles Community College. To register, click here.

Fundamentals of Abstracting Workshop:  is a day and a half course held at the offices of the Missouri Cancer Registry and Research Center in Columbia, MO. This class is geared toward new abstractors who are not familiar with the abstracting process and is free of charge. 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.