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Certified Fitter-mastectomy

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An ABC Certified Fitter-mastectomy is a health care professional who is specifically educated and trained in the provision of breast prostheses and post-mastectomy items and services. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management.

The ABC Certified Fitter-mastectomy is bound by the ABC Code of Professional Responsibility which is enforced by a Professional Discipline program.

The time limited certification expires if the certificate holder does not comply with Continuing Education requirements.

Criteria to earn this badge

Current eligibility criteria for the ABC Certified Fitter-mastectomy includes:
• A high school diploma, GED or college degree
• Completion of a National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) approved mastectomy fitter pre-certification education course
• Completion of 500 hours of mastectomy fitting patient care experience
• Passing score on the written exam

For specific details on the eligibility criteria or scope of practice associated with the Certified Fitter-mastectomy, please click on the criteria link below.

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