Mastectomy Fitter

You must be 18 years or older and meet the following requirements to be eligible to take the mastectomy fitter certification exam. Please refer to the Fitter Candidate Guide for specific eligibility requirements.  

There are two pathways for certification: 


Requirements for Both Pathways  


Pathway 1 

  • Completion of 120 hours of supervised mastectomy fitting patient care experience obtained either before or after completion of the education course. Any experience with initial patient evaluations and final fitting/deliveries involving a mastectomy form must be done under Direct Supervision.

Please reference the  Scope of Practice for more information on Direct Supervision. 

Pathway 2 

  • Completion of 60 hours of supervised mastectomy fitting patient care experience obtained either before or after completion of the education course.
  • You must currently hold a nationally recognized certification in a related allied health profession. (e.g., RN, LPN, Medical Assistant, Certified Breast Care Nurse (BCN), Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN), Certified Breast Patient Navigator, Certified Clinical Anaplastologist (CCA), etc.) to apply under this pathway. 

We encourage you to use the Mastectomy Fitter Exam Candidate Self-Assessment Checklist as a tool to guide you through your work experience and to make sure that you are getting the type and amount of experience in each area that the profession expects.

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Molly Maguire

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Tabita Whilden

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Lauren Moran

Certification Candidate Coordinator

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Bethany Webb

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