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  • Jim Lawson and Matt Gruskin

    Jim Lawson and Matt Gruskin

    Outreach Development Manager, American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics (ABC) and Chief Operating Officer, Board of Certification/Accreditation

    Class: General Session

    Session Title: Certification and Accreditation:  What You Need to Know 

    This session will begin as a joint panel of American Board of Certification for Orthotics & Prosthetics (ABC) and Board of Certification (BOC) representatives doing a Q & A session to address all your certified mastectomy fitter questions.  From there we will divide the group for each organization to discuss facility accreditation updates on standards, renewal information and resources available.  

    • Use this opprutunity to ask representative from ABC and BOC questions you may have regarding the certified mastectomy fitter individual certification. 
    • Analyze updates on facility accreditation standards, learn about supporting resources available through both ABC and BOC.
    • Learn about supporting resources available through both ABC and BOC.

    CEUs: ABCOP: 1.0 Business | BOC: 1.25 Business

    About Jim Lawson and Matt Gruskin

    Jim Lawson
    As ABC’s Outreach Development Manager, Jim devotes his time to helping business owners navigate the accreditation process and improve their businesses. Jim is a big part of ABC’s successful podcast and webinar series providing additional best business practices and industry trends for the profession. With over 21 years of experience in partnership building, public outreach and business development, Jim brings a unique perspective to O&P business owners.

    Matt Gruskin
    Matt Gruskin, MBA, BOCO, BOCPD, CDME, leads the direction, strategy, policies, and day-to-day operations of the business accreditation and professional certification programs at Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC). With a focus on credentialing program standards and the delivery of excellent customer service, Matt enjoys sharing his experience and expertise with audiences as both a speaker and an author. Prior to joining BOC, he spent 10 years in clinical practice, specializing in orthotics and prosthetics. Matt holds an MBA in healthcare from Florida International University, a post-graduate certificate in O&P from the University of Hartford, and a post-graduate certificate from the International School of Pedorthics.

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