The Mastectomy Business Fellowship Program is a modular education program designed by AABCP/ISBCP, post-mastectomy educators and business experts. The program is intended to advance the professional fitting and business capabilities of post-mastectomy fitters.
Requirements: Certification as a post-mastectomy fitter for 2 years, registration and acceptance into the Mastectomy Business Fellowship program and completion of all coursework and a final project. There is no cost to register for the program.
The successful graduate will attend all seminars and courses which will be offered in a variety of locations, education partnerships and online throughout the year. These courses will be clearly indicated as a component of the MBF.
Business Fellowship Program Modules & Coursework
Surgery Specific Prosthetic Needs
Cultural Competencies in Post Mastectomy
Terminology:How names effect perception
Documentation & File Keeping
Basic SOAP Notes
Electronic Medical Records
Business Efficiency: Developing a useable Work Flow Process [WIP]
Developing a Proper Care Plan
Defining Medical Necessity
Proper Data Collection Techniques
Basic Business Structure
Contracting & Negotiating Basics
Purchasing & Inventory
Pricing vs MSRP
Work ON Your Business not IN your Business!
Politics of Breast Care
Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Social Media in 2014
Current Scientific Advances
Post Mastectomy Pain Syndrome