Curriculum: Cancer Registry Management

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All coursework is completed online. Students are required to complete two clinicals before program completion. The University of Cincinnati has partnered with numerous practice facilities throughout the U.S. and the Program Director(s) will assist students in locating an approved facility in their geographic area.

 

HCMT 2060 Cancer Registry Structure and Management

This course provides an introduction to the cancer registry and the cancer registrar profession. It will include the types of registries; central and hospital based legal and ethical standards, cancer registry management functions and operations. Emphasis will be placed on standard setting organizations.

HCMT 2061 Cancer Registry Operations

Introduction to disease registry files, principles of abstracting, data set identification and case ascertainment. Will focus on the Commission on Cancer, Cancer Program Standards as well as cancer committee, cancer conferences and quality monitoring.

HCMT 2062 Cancer Registry Disease Coding and Staging

An overview of oncology coding and staging systems (ICD-O-3, SSS2k, AJCC, CSv2, the MP/H rules and the Hematopoietic DM/Manual) Focus on coding clinical information from medical records; staging and extent of disease concepts used by physicians and cancer surveillance organizations; the rules used to determine the number of primaries; and CSv2 for coding extent of disease

HCMT 2063 Oncology and Coding

An overview of the historical development of coding systems and staging schemas will be reviewed. This course focuses on recognized coding and staging systems including: ICD-0-3 Classification of Diseases, Multiple Primary and Histology Rules, AJCC Staging, Collaborative Staging, SEER Summary Staging, FORDS coding manual and other recognized coding standards and principles and practices of use in abstracting cancer data from the clinical record.

HCMT 2064 Abstracting Methods

Identification and selection of appropriate clinical information from medical records for capture on the abstract in a manner consistent with cancer registry regulatory core data requirements. Manual quality control edits of abstracted information to assure timeliness, completeness and accuracy of data.

HCMT 2065 Follow up, Data Quality and Utilization

The focus of this course is to examine follow-up methodology and processes used to obtain follow-up cancer information regarding disease status, recurrence information, subsequent treatment and development of subsequent primary cancers. The use of follow-up information within the cancer registry and healthcare organization is also reviewed.

HCMT 2066 Cancer Registry Data Analysis and Quality

Introduction to cancer statistics, internal and external reporting requirements, annual report preparation, use of comparative databases in data analysis, participation in special studies, presentation of cancer registry data, usefulness of statistical cancer data in a healthcare organization.

HCMT 2067 Cancer Registry Clincial I

This is the first of two clinical practicum classes. This course is a practicum in cancer registry operations for hands-on experience in all aspects of registry organization and operation. Supervised clinical experience in performing NCRA-required cancer information management competencies in an actual registry setting. Hours: 80.non paid.

HCMT 2068 Cancer Registry Clinical II

This is the continuation of Cancer Registry Clinical II. This course is a practicum in cancer registry operations for hands-on experience in all aspects of registry organization and operation. Supervised clinical experience in performing NCRA-required cancer information management competencies in an actual registry setting. Hours: 80 (non-paid).

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