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[In-Person] American Breast Care: Basic Foundations of Fitting

Event Details

Date Monday, October 2, 2023
Time 8:00am - 5:00pm
Location Hampton Inn & Suites Pittsburgh Airport South–Settlers Ridge
Pittsburgh, PA
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Contact American Breast Care

Basic Foundations of Fitting

The ABC’s of Fitting Basic Foundations of Fitting course is the “Pre-certification” or “Approved Entry Level” course that meets or exceeds the pre-certification prerequisites set forth by both ABCOP and BOC. This course prepares an individual to sit for the ABCOP and/or BOC mastectomy fitter certification exam. This course is ideal for a new or inexperienced mastectomy fitter but is also a great refresher course for an experienced fitter. Class content includes:

  • Certification requirements
  • Breast cancer types, stages, and surgeries
  • Breast physiology and pathophysiology
  • Measuring for fitting
  • Selecting product
  • Fitting room etiquette
  • Regulatory and ethical considerations for patient management
  • Building a lasting relationship with your patients
  • Basic marketing
  • Live, hands-on fitting demonstration

Uncertified individuals are eligible to sit for the ABCOP and/or BOC mastectomy fitter certification exams after completion of this course. Click here to view the full list of ABCOP eligibility prerequisites. Click here to view the full list of BOC eligibility prerequisites. ABCOP certificants are eligible to receive: 7.00 (S) and 1.00 (B) Cat II Credits. BOC certificants are eligible to receive: 7.25 (S) and 1.75 (B) CEUs. (CEU information is subject to change without notification.)

The registration fee includes all course materials and lunch. Please register early to save $50 with Early Bird Registration and classes often quickly fill to their maximum capacity.

For full details and registration visit the American Breast Care website.

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