Business Fellowship Program

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

Breast Prosthetics

    Surgery Specific Prosthetic Needs

    Cultural Competencies in Post Mastectomy

    Lymphedema Basics

    Custom Prosthetics

    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

    Insurance 101


    Purchasing & Inventory

    Pricing vs MSRP

Business Development

    Work ON Your Business not IN your Business!

    Politics of Breast Care

    Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations

    Referral Sources

    Social Media in 2014

Current Scientific Advances

    Post Mastectomy Pain Syndrome

    Elective 1

    Elective 2

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