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On behalf of the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC), I am pleased to present this Practice Analysis of ABC Credentialed Mastectomy Fitters. This report describes the contemporary practice of ABC credentialed mastectomy fitters practicing in the United States. It represents the culmination of months of planning, execution, data analyses, and writing.
A project of this scale depends on the hard work and commitment of many professionals, and I am pleased to acknowledge their contributions to the final product. We are indebted to the Practice Analysis Task Force for the direction it provided. Its members - Leigh Anne Ball, CFm, Teresa Caruso, CFm, Allyson Daugherty, PT, CLT, CFm, Natalie Erwin, CFm, Teresa Kelly, CFm, Kimberly Kincaid, CFm, Lisa Malespin, CFo, CFm, Kim Neel, CFm, Judith Amber Simmons, C.Ped., CFo, CFm and Lesleigh Sisson, CFo, CFm - worked with us diligently throughout the study process.
This project represents a substantial investment of ABC's financial resources and personnel and supports ABC's efforts in continuing to develop exemplary examination programs as well as providing information to primary and continuing education programs. I am grateful to Cathy Carter, Executive Director and Stephen B. Fletcher, CPO, Director of Clinical Resources for their support and guidance during this project as well as Lauren Moran, Program Coordinator who provided excellent support throughout the project.
Larry D. Word, CPO, FAAOP President