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Terri McLeod’s three-minute elevator speech on certification

January 27, 2023Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

NEW YORK – Terri McLeod, who received the 2022 Jim Newberry Award for Extraordinary Service, worked at a pharmacy/DME to put herself through college, obtained her first certification from the Board of Certification/Accreditation in 1985 and was trained by none other than Newberry himself.   “It’s such an honor – Jim and I had such wonderful conversations and meetings through the years,” says McLeod, who retired two years ago after a 51-year career specializing...

Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC), Jim Newberry Award for Extraordinary Service., Mastectomy fitters, Terri McCleod

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BOC gives 'OK' to virtual course

May 15, 2020Tracy Orzel

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - For the first time ever, the Board of Certification/Accreditation has given the green light to a 100% online mastectomy fitter course.Historically, the certified mastectomy fitter (CMF) and certified orthotics fitter (COF) courses combined online learning with in-person labs, but due to social distancing restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, BOC has revisited its policy.“CMF and COF certificants are very important professionals in the health care communities they...

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Information with a 'pink flair'

October 30, 2011Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

HOUSTON - There's so much happening in the world of breast care that Rhonda Turner needed a magazine to get it all out there. In December, the executive director of the American Association of Breast Care Professionals (AABCP) will launch an online magazine, "MeasureUp!" "It's a full range of information geared toward the professional with a bit of a pink flair," said Turner. The monthly magazine will include a feature article, new product reviews, fitter highlights, calendars and events, and...

American Assocation of Breast Care Professionals, Mastectomy fitters

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