WSTRA | 2023 Fall Educational Conference

The 2023 WSTRA Fall Meeting registration is now available!  This is a 1  1/2 day event, please come and join us!

Hybrid (Virtual & In-Person) Event


Day 1 – Thursday, October 5, 2023

7:15 AM – 7:50 AM


7:50 AM – 8:00 AM

Sherylene Agcaoili, CTR, DOH
WSTRA President

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Head & Neck Cancer Staging
Dr. Virginie Achim, MD
Providence Ear Nose & Throat — Spokane

CE – 1.0 (Cat A)

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Cancer Registry Is a Marathon
Matt Jones
Motivational Speaker & Cancer Survivor

CE – 1.0

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM


10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

Fall Frenzy: Cancer Reporter’s Trivia

Janice Bone, BS, CTR
WSTRA Nominating Chair
Sherylene Agcaoili, CTR, DOH
WSTRA President

CE – 0.75 (Cat A)

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

WA State Cancer Coalition
Katie Treend, DOH
Comprehensive Cancer Control Program Coordinator

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

2023 Changes – What’s New
Melissa Riddle, CTR, NCRA
Cancer Surveillance CTR for NPCR

CE – 1.0 (Cat A)

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch & WSTRA/WSCR/CSS Updates
WSTRA Board Members
WSCR Representative
CSS Representative

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Head & Neck: How to Approach Coding Primary Site, Histology, EOD, SS2018, and SSDIs
Carolyn Callaghan, CTR
Education Manager
CSS/Fred Hutchison Cancer Center

CE – 1.0 (Cat A)

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM


3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

A Peak Behind the Curtain: The Central Registry
Mel Tolan-Hudson
Oregon State Cancer Registry Manager

CE – 1.0 (Cat A)

4:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Wrap-Up Day 1
Sherylene Agcaoili, CTR, DOH
WSTRA President

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Dinner & Fun @ Whistle Punk Brewery


Day 2 – Friday, October 6, 2023

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Check- In

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Welcome Breakfast
Sherylene Agcaoili, CTR, DOH
WSTRA President

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

The Next Step: Obtaining the Credential
Angela Martin, CTR, NAACCR
Training Specialist/Project Coordinator

CE – 0.5 (Cat A)

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Gazing at the Bladder Landscape: It’s Not All FLAT Out There
Amy Gruver, CMA, CTR
Megan Milos, RHIT, CTR

CE – 1.0 (Cat A)

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Cancer PathCHART
Jim Hofferkamp, BA, CTR
NAACCR Program Manager of Education

CE – 1.0 (Cat A)

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Closing Remarks
Tracey Stone, RHIT, CTR
Manager WA-MT Regional Cancer Registry
WSTRA President-Elect

Course Info

Event Date

October 5 – 6, 2023

* This is a live in-person and virtual event only. 

Total CEs

8.25 CE Credits
7.25 Category A CE Credits




Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center

101 W 8th Ave
Spokane, WA  99204


WSTRA Member





Additional Information


Registration has closed. Onsite registration will not be available.

Webinar Access Instructions

The live webinar access instructions will be included in the confirmation email that you will receive after you register.

How Do I Receive the CE?

During the week following the live webinar, all paid registrants will receive an email with the CE.

  • For on-demand events, access instructions for the course will be emailed to you within 2 business days following receipt of payment.
  • You will have 60 days to access the course. If your course has expired, and you need an extension, please contact us.
  • You must click on the button labeled “Mark Complete” at the bottom of each course page before the CE will appear on the My Certificates page.

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Course Content

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