CRM: Abstracting Methods

CRMAM
Online Education Courses
15

This course will take a systematic look at the source documents used to capture information included in the cancer registry abstract. The process of documenting pertinent clinical information according to established standards will be discussed. The data items collected in the patient identification and cancer identification sections of abstract will be discussed in detail. Independent abstracting of complete cancer registry abstracts will be conducted.

The complete Cancer Registry Management (CRM) program consists of the following 10 courses:

4 Prerequisites
 
6 Specialty Courses
  • Anatomy, Physiology & Human Disease
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  • Cancer Registry Structure and Management
  • Abstracting Methods
  • Computer Basics in Healthcare
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  • Cancer Registry Operations
  • Oncology Treatment and Coding
  • Medical Terminology
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  • Cancer Disease Coding and Staging
  • Follow-up, Data Quality and Utilization
  • Pathophysiology/Pharmacology
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    CRM is a self-paced program, designed for those interested in entering the cancer registry profession. Cancer Registrars possess the clinical and technical knowledge and skills necessary to maintain components of the disease-related data collection systems consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and accreditation requirements of the health care delivery system. In all types of facilities, and in various locations within a facility, cancer registrars manage and analyze clinical cancer information for the purpose of processing, maintaining, compiling and reporting health information for research, quality management/improvement, facility planning and marketing, monitoring patient outcomes, cancer program development, cancer prevention and surveillance, survival data, compliance of reporting standards, evaluation of the results of treatment, and national accreditation standards.

     

    $225.00

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