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: There is no cost to register for the program

  • Certification as a post-mastectomy fitter for 2 years
  • Registration and Acceptance into the  Mastectomy Business Fellowship program
  • Completion of all coursework and a final project or exam.

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

Breast Prosthesis

Surgery Specific Breast Prosthetic Nees

Cultural Competencies in Post Mastectomy

Terminology

Lymphedema Basics

Custom Prosthetics

Pocketed Garments -Bras, Swimwear, Compression Wear

Advanced Documentation & File Keeping

Advanced SOAP Notes

Proper Data Collection Techniques

Electronic Medical Records

Developing a Usable Work Flow Process

Defining Medical Necessity for Post Mastectomy Care

Developing an Advanced Care Plan

Basic Business Structure

Contracting & Negotiating Basics

Insurance 101

Budgeting

Purchasing & Inventory

Pricing vs MSRP

Business Development

Work ON Your Business not IN your Business!

Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations

Using Social Media wisely

Politics of Breast Care: Why Advocacy Matters

Legal Needs for a Post Mastectomy Business

Succession Planning for a Post Mastectomy Business

Referral Sources

Current Scientific Advances

Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome

Current Surgical Trends


Business Fellowship Form

Registration for the Business Fellowship

Eligibility

Which Fitter Certificiation Do You Hold?(Required)

Contact Information

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