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BOC Entry-Level Mastectomy Fitter Education Providers

American Association of Breast Care Professionals (AABCP)AABCP is a member driven national advocacy organization for post mastectomy professionals. It is the only post mastectomy association within the United States and is recognized by Medicare, state orthotic and prosthetic licensing bodies, state associations, accrediting and certifying agencies, insurances companies and affiliated with numerous DMEPOS and Healthcare organizations.

American Breast Care: American Breast Care offers mastectomy training programs for ABC-manufactured post-mastectomy products, designed to improve patient quality of life.

Amoena: Amoena manufactures a variety of products for post-breast surgery care, including prostheses, bras, and post-surgical products. Fit Specialist Seminars prepare fitters to provide Amoena products based on the specific procedures that a client has undergone during breast surgery.

Anita: Anita is a manufacturer of breast prosthetics, and we are dedicated to teaching the art and science of fitting post-mastectomy survivors, and passing along important industry information to our retailers.

B*FRIN: B*FRIN, which stands for Being Fitted Right Is Necessary, is focused on education for medical professionals and breast cancer survivors on post-mastectomy care. In addition, they provide access to breast-cancer-related items and services, including specialized bras, breast prostheses, and lymphedema supplies. B*FRIN offers internship opportunities in Philadelphia and Delaware County, PA, and Washington, DC, to assist candidates in fulfilling the 120 hour patient care requirement. 

Jodee: Jodee provides a large selection of After Breast Surgery bras. They have manufactured and sold millions of After Breast Surgery bras, and know that the right bra and breast form not only restore balance and assure an excellent fit, but helps you feel comfortable and secure.

Nearly Me: Nearly Me Technologies, Inc. manufacturers of NEARLY ME mastectomy products focuses on women's health care by offering U.S.A. made products for mastectomies around the world. Along with their fitting video, their certified mastectomy fitters offer beginner and advanced fitter training and educational programs to their authorized retailers around the world.

O&P Education: O&P Education offers entry-level courses on the scope of care provided by certified orthotic fitters and certified mastectomy fitters. Continuing education courses are also offered for all O&P disciplines and DMEPOS suppliers. Part of the course is available online.

Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (OSUIT): The Orthotic & Prosthetic Technologies program at OSUIT teaches students about the design, fabrication, and fitting of prosthetics and orthopedic devices. OSUIT offers training for mastectomy and orthotic fitters. 

St. Petersburg College: St. Petersburg College J. E. Hangar College of Orthotics and Prosthetics is a leader in orthotics and prosthetics training and is the largest provider of continuing education for healthcare professionals among all Florida State Colleges. St Petersburg offers training for entry-level mastectomy fitters who provide breast prostheses and post-mastectomy items and services. 

Trulife: Trulife specializes in the development, manufacturing, and education of products relating to orthopedics, breast care, prosthetics, and pressure care. Trulife ensures that healthcare professionals have the knowledge and education to properly choose and fit products, improving patient treatment.

BOC Entry-Level Orthotic Fitter Education Providers

Bauerfeind USA: Bauerfeind USA is an international manufacturer of braces and supports for the Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine industry. 

Breg, Inc: With more than 70 years of DME industry experience, the team possesses both the knowledge and the tools to help full-service orthotic practices realize their goals for improved health care delivery, practice efficiency and financial performance.

CFS Allied Health Education: Allied Health Education provides entry-level orthotic fitter education courses, as well as pedorthic entry-level and continuing education opportunities.

DeRoyal: DeRoyal manufactures healthcare products worldwide. Each product in DeRoyal’s Surgical & Acute Care, Orthopedics & Patient Care, and Wound Care divisions exists in response to real needs, based on the advice and input of clinicians.

Kassel Group, Inc.: The Kassel Group provides educational resources to healthcare providers in the orthotic and prosthetic industry, the DME field and other allied healthcare segments. Part of the course is available online.

The Medical Careers Institute at Coordinated Health: Medical Careers Institute offers orthotic fitter programs as well as educational opportunities in other healthcare fields throughout the year.

O&P Education: O&P Education offers entry-level courses on the scope of care provided by certified orthotic fitters and certified mastectomy fitters. Continuing education courses are also offered for all O&P disciplines and DMEPOS suppliers. Part of the course is available online.

Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (OSUIT): The Orthotic & Prosthetic Technologies program at OSUIT teaches students about the design, fabrication, and fitting of prosthetics and orthopedic devices. OSUIT offers training for mastectomy and orthotic fitters.

Ossur: The Össur Academy is committed to furthering the level of education and quality of prosthetic and orthopaedic knowledge among professionals, patients and their families. An extensive range of seminars and events help medical professionals get the most out of Össur products while exchanging valuable information and experience.

St. Petersburg College (Trulife Orthotic Fitter's Course): St. Petersburg College J. E. Hangar College of Orthotics and Prosthetics is a leader in orthotics and prosthetics training and is the largest provider of continuing education for healthcare professionals among all Florida State Colleges. 

 

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