AAS Health Information Systems - Cancer Registry Management

AAS Health Information Systems - Cancer Registry Management
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Health Information Systems (HIS) | Cancer Registry Management (CRM) Program Highlights:


  • NCRA® Accreditation: our program is one of very few online programs accredited by the National Cancer Registrars Association®
  • 100% Online: no campus visits are required
  • Flexible Scheduling: part-time and full-time options
  • Professional Experience: participating practice facilities available throughout the U.S.
  • CTR® Exam: our HIS-CRM graduates are qualified and well-prepared to sit for the Certified Tumor Registrar exam.
  • Certification Exam Reimbursement: UC offers continued support to our graduates through our Technical Certification Reimbursement Program. Eligible students will be reimbursed for technical certification exam fees (including the CTR® exam)! Contact your Advisor for more information on qualifying criteria.

Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR®) Credential:

The CTR® credential distinguishes cancer registry professionals by demonstrating requisite knowledge, professional competence and a high level of commitment to the profession. NCRA’s CTR credentialing program promotes excellence within the cancer registry field by:

  • Establishing industry standards for professional registry practice
  • Promoting professional development and growth through continued education and training
  • Assisting employers, allied-health professionals, and the public in the assessment of cancer registrars

Value of the CTR® Credential:

  • Recognized internationally in the recruitment and retention of cancer registry personnel
  • Validates superior competence and a high-level of commitment to the cancer registry profession
  • Active CTRs will always be current in the latest technology, terminology, processes and procedures
  • CTRs are members of all Commission on Cancer (CoC)-accredited Facilities Committees
  • CoC-accredited case abstracting can only be performed by a credentialed CTR
  • The NCRA reports that credentialed CTRs earn over $25,000 more per year than non-credentialed cancer registrars!*

AAS HIS-CRM Program Outcomes:

After completing UC’s 100% online NCRA-accredited HIS-CRM program, you will:

  • Have the knowledge & skills you need to excel in both health information and cancer registry management
  • Be able to verify the quality, completeness and accuracy of medical records
  • Be able to leverage technology to improve patient care and decrease health care costs
  • Be able to abstract accurate, valuable health information for vital data collection
  • Be able to manage local, state and/or national level cancer registry programs
  • Have superior organization and analysis skills – effectively leveraging data to improve patient care
  • Be qualified and well-prepared to sit for the highly sought after CTR® credential



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