Virtual Education

 MiCRA’s resources page contains several CE opportunities (both free and fee based).

Free Continuing Education (CE) Opportunities

SEER*Educate

  • Current calendar year 2020 modules with CE credits can be found under “Practical Application Tests” under the “Training Menu” and include:
    • Dx 2018 EOD & Summary Stage
    • Dx 2018 Grade
    • Dx 2018 Heme
    • Dx 2018 MP/H for melanoma & other sites
    • Dx 2018 Solid Tumor Rule
    • Dx 2018 SSDI
  • There is also a CTR prep section with multiple-choice tests. These tests cover all the content in the source material used to prepare for the CTR exam. There are not CEs available for this section; however, this is a great resource for anyone preparing to take the CTR exam.

NAACCR Monthly Webinars

  • Each webinar provides 3 hours of continuing education (CE) credits with site-specific webinars meeting the Category A requirements, this includes the boot camp and coding pitfalls webinars
  • These webinars are provided FREE OF CHARGE to Michigan Cancer Registrar Association members

NAACCR 2020 Virtual Conference

The conference will be presented via zoom conferencing June 23rd – June 25th. Each day will consist of a 2-hour AM session (11-1ET) and 2-hour PM session (2-4ET).  All other sessions are based on Plenary Session topics originally scheduled for the NAACCR 2020 Annual Conference.

Day 1

  • AM Session: Future Directions In Cancer Surveillance Standards and Data Collection
  • PM Session: Advances In Pediatric Cancer and Surveillance

Day 2

  • AM Session: Social Determinants and Cancer
  • PM Session: NAACCR Business Meeting

Day 3

  • AM Session: Cancer Informatics
  • PM Session: NCI/NAACCR Zone Design for Cancer Reporting Project and CDC Pilot Project to Visualize Cancer Data at the Sub-County Level

Registration is free. A single registration is all that is required for all 6 sessions. A reminder email will be sent prior to each session. However, the same link can be used for all 6 sessions. We have applied for 2 CEs for each session (except for the Business Meeting).

CAnswer Forum LIVE

  • Hosted by the American College of Surgeons, these are approximately bi-monthly 60-minute webinars answering pre-submitted questions and conveying important information from Cancer Programs about upcoming events and clarifications and updates on the standards (worth 1 CE hour each)
  • Available as both live webinars and recordings

himagine Tumor Talk Webinars

  • Occur approximately once a quarter
  • Hour long webinars on various cancer registry topics and coding tips

CEs available for LIVE webinars ONLY

PAID Continuing Education (CE) Opportunities

NCRA’s Cancer Registry Education

  • Quizzes, online courses, learning modules, live webinars and recorded webinars ranging from $25 to $50 for NCRA members ($35 to $75 for non-members)
  • Earned CEs are automatically documented on CTR Re-Certification Form for NCRA Members

Tip: look for sales announced in NCRA’s email newsletters for 50% to 75% off.

NAACCR CTR Exam Preparation and Review Webinar Series

  • The NAACCR CTR Exam Preparation & Review Webinar Series offers online interactive instruction with live instructors. The course includes eight 2-hour sessions carefully prepared to reflect the changes to the 2020 CTR exam.
  • A subscription for the course is $195 per participant. This includes “live” lectures presented by experienced instructors, Q&A sessions, study materials, online quizzes, and a timed practice test. If a participant is unable to attend one of the live sessions, she/he may stream a recording of the live session and watch the session whenever time allows.
  • For more information, to view the syllabus, or to register see the NAACCR CTR Prep and Review page at naaccr.org/ctr.
  • Our next series will be in preparation of the October testing window.  We will not host a series prior to the newly scheduled September testing window.