​​AJCC Curriculum for Registrars (Seventh Edition)


 Module and Lesson Approach

Why this format?
  • Adult education principles

  • Self-guided learning

  • Build knowledge instead of everything at once​

  • Enables quick identification of specific topics or rules for future reference

How to use this curriculum

  • 1st through 5th lessons

    • Review content

    • Study principles described in the lessons

    • Be prepared for live webinar

  • 6th lesson

    • Link to additional material

    • Reinforces information taught in this module

  • 7th lesson

    • Live webinar to recap the self-study lessons

    • Quiz given as a live poll to assess learning

    • Quiz questions will be taken from the NCRA-AJCC Education Needs Assessment​​


Module and Lesson questions may be submitted to the AJCC Forum within the 
CAnswer Forum.


 Module Content

  • Overview of staging

  • High level explanation of why and how

  • For staff that does not assign stage (many central registry staff, statisticians, researchers)

    • Basic principles of stage

    • Understand terminology used

    • Only lesson they will need

  • For staff assigning stage

    • Foundation of why AJCC staging is different from CS and summary stage

    • How it is used

Module II Beginning

  • Learn essential underlying rules

Module III Intermediate 

  • Move on to the nuances and exceptions for complex cases

  • ​Move on to the nuances and exceptions for complex cases​

Test your connection & sound
prior to the webinar.


 Curriculum Schedule

​​Module ​Self-Study Activity (to be completed before webinar) ​Live Webinar with Quiz (recap of self-study material)
Module I​ ​Lessons posted January 15, 2015 February 24, 2015             1:00-2:00 pm CST
​​​Module II ​Lessons posted March 15, 2015
April 21, 2015                   1:00-3:00 pm CDT
Module III ​Lessons posted May 15, 2015 June 23, 2015                    1:00-3:00 pm CDT
Module IV ​Lessons posted July 15, 2015                           August 25, 2015                    1:00-3:00 pm CDT                           

*Presentations will open in Adobe Reader.  Ctrl L or View-Full Screen Mode will enable the best viewing and can be advanced using the arrow keys, pg up or down, or a presentation remote control.  Handouts for the webinars can also be downloaded.