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Certification Sets You Apart

This program supports Advanced Practice Provider (APP) education on benign and malignant breast disease. Whether this is your introduction to breast disease or a formal review, our certification resources can be used in your future practice as reference material.

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Program Overview

Eligibility Requirements

Exclusively for ASBrS Affiliate Members, this certification program is designed for nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Log in to the enrollment application for a complete list of requisites. Not a member? Learn more about applying for Affiliate membership.

Learning Format

Beginning in September 2023, candidates will be granted access to monthly modules comprised of educational lectures and other resources, including self-assessment questions with accompanying evidence-based explanations. Every module was built using the same learning objectives as our surgeon and fellow education programs, ensuring that the education you receive is aligned. At the conclusion of the program in April 2024, candidates will complete a final comprehensive exam in multiple-choice format.

The program is not yet approved for CME credit. ASBrS plans to apply for approximately 70–80 AAPA Category 1 CME credits from the AAPA Review Panel. This page will be updated with the approved credit hours once the review process is complete. Should the review process be delayed at the onset of the start of the program, all applicants in the 2023–2024 cohort will be able to receive CME in the following year at no additional charge.

Program Fee

The APP Breast Disease Certification Program fee is $695. This fee is all-inclusive of the application, learning modules, and final exam.

ASBrS Staff Contact

Please send any inquiries to Laura Randel, Associate Executive Director.

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2023–2024 Cohort Timeline

  • Apply for Enrollment

    APR 28–AUG 15, 2023
  • Program Introduction

    SEP 1–7, 2023
  • 1

    Risk Assessment and Genetics

    SEP 8–OCT 5, 2023

    4 videos
    30 self-assessment questions

  • 2

    Breast Imaging & Pathology

    OCT 6–NOV 2, 2023

    4 videos
    33 self-assessment questions

  • 3

    Benign Disease

    NOV 3–30, 2023

    5 videos
    30 self-assessment questions

  • 4

    Surgery 1, Surgery 2, Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, Anesthesia and Pain Management

    DEC 1–28, 2023

    5 videos
    76 self-assessment questions

  • 5

    Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology

    DEC 29, 2023–JAN 25, 2024

    7 videos
    51 self-assessment questions

  • 6

    Survivorship, Palliative Care

    JAN 26–FEB 22, 2024

    2 videos
    25 self-assessment questions

  • 7

    Ethics and Professionalism, Core Measures, Clinical Trials

    FEB 23–MAR 21, 2024

    1 video
    75 self-assessment questions

  • Final Certification Exam

    MAR 22–APR 12, 2024
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