Training & Education

The NCDR is dedicated to supporting health care professionals working with NCDR registries through regular training and education.

The NCDR’s training and education program is intended to:
  • Help improve the quality and accuracy of data collection
  • Enhance measurement and outcomes, and ultimately optimize patient care
  • Foster the exchange of best practices and networking among participants
Educational opportunities help professionals working with registries to build their knowledge and skills to effectively:
  • Document, measure, collect and submit data
  • Assess and use outcomes reports
  • Implement quality improvement programs related to cardiovascular care
Training for NCDR participants is available through the following:
  • New User Conference Calls
  • Monthly Registry Site Manager Conference Calls
  • NCDR Annual Conference
  • NCDR Participant LinkedIn® Group (open to all interested individuals)
  • Monthly News and Views Newsletter
  • Registry-specific online resources, including on-demand webinars and an online forum for registry participant resource sharing
  • Informative announcements regularly posted on each registry home page within the participant portion of the website