ICRA Webinars

Refresh, Renew, Refocus: 2020 Educational Webinar Series

THANK YOU to our sponsors that allowed ICRA to provide the monthly webinars at no cost: R.A.M Healthcare Consulting Group, CIOX, and Registry Partners.

Dr. Ted Williamson presents: Radiation Therapy Update  Click to View Recording

Objectives Include:

  • Discuss historical perspectives in Radiation Oncology
  • Highlight and review recent changes in Radiation oncology data items for registry
  • Provide overview of an important research publication that was in Practical Radiation Oncology

Leslie Woodard, CHCM, CTR, 2021 ICRA Education Chair presents: Coding Clarifications & Reminders  Click to View Recording

Objectives Include:

  • Highlight AJCC staging rules that cause registrar confusion.
  • Identify data fields that are easily missed and identify the resources to correctly complete the fields.
  • Provide tips for collecting high quality data.

Gina McNellis, MA, RHIA, CTR, CHP, Directory of Registry Services from Himagine Solutions presents: Ethical or Not – That is the Question  Click to View Recording

 Objectives Include:

  • Review the NCRA Professional Practice Code of Ethics
  • Discuss various scenarios and determine if they are ethical or not
  • Illustrate the manner in which CTRs can abide by the Professional Code of Ethics

Melissa Craw, RHIT, CTR, presents: Grade Clarifications Click to View Recording

Objectives Include:

• Identify when it is acceptable to use generic grade codes for 2018+ cases.

• Give examples of histologies with implied grade.

• Recognize which AJCC chapters require grade to determine stage and provide interactive staging examples.

• Discuss how outside pathology consults, neoadjuvant therapy, and multiple tumors can affect grade.

• Provide interactive examples on assigning grade in various real-life scenarios.

Gina McNellis, MA, RHIA, CTR, CHP, Director of Registry Services from Himagine Solutions presents: Tumor Talk: Overview of Various Sites and Valuable Resources CLICK HERE to listen to the recording.  Please note that the official presentation does not begin until about 10 minutes in to the recording.

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Gina McNellis, MA, RHIA, CTR, CHP, Director of Registry Services from Himagine Solutions presents: Tumor Talk: Overview of Various Sites and Valuable Resources 

Objectives Include:

  • Discuss tips for more efficient abstracting
  • Discuss the nuances of abstracting breast, colorectal, and thyroid cancers.
  • Highlight areas where registrars struggle abstracting.
  • Identify various resources available to the registrar when coding cases and how to use them