Cancer Data Management Specialty Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

This degree is designed to teach all aspects of the cancer registry, including survey processes, data collection/retrieval-abstracting, coding, staging, and reporting; and how the cancer registry is a vital part of the health care delivery system. Upon completion of this program, the student is eligible to write for the National Certification Examination for Certified Tumor Registrars (CTRs) of the National Cancer Registrars Association.
Job opportunities vary for the graduates of this program and may include a position in a cancer registry or management of a cancer registry in a hospital setting or a free-standing state or national cancer registry, or in any of the state or national cancer organizations.

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Associate of Applied Science Degree Total 65 External Learning Experience: HITT 1361 Certification Exam: CTR National Certification Exam Note: This is a new exit point recommended by advisory committee to address the CTR National Certification. Note: Students must pass each HITT and HPRS course listed in the health information management A.A.S. degrees, and certificate of technology plans with a grade of C to be eligible to receive either the degree or any of the certificates. *Note: Courses which satisfy this requirement are listed in the Humanities and Fine Arts section of the Transfer Core Curriculum. **Students must be Texas Success Initiative (TSI) complete in order to graduate: Math level 9.

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