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
Surgery Specific Breast Prosthetic Nees
Cultural Competencies in Post Mastectomy
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
Purchasing & Inventory
Pricing vs MSRP
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
Current Scientific Advances
Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome
Current Surgical Trends