BOC Offers Remote-Proctored Testing

To help HME professionals gain new certifications while maintaining COVID-19 social distancing, BOC certification candidates can complete exams from the home or office using the new service.

BOC logoAccrediting organization Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has unveiled a remote-proctored testing option to help HME professionals complete certification exams while maintaining social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

BOC had planned to add remote-proctored testing as an option later in 2020, but since the public health emergency forced many testing centers to temporarily close, the accrediting organization and its exam delivery partner, PSI, worked to fast-track the service.

“We want the DMEPOS community to know that completing career development goals is possible, even in our ‘new normal,’” said BOC’s Credentialing Director Matthew Gruskin, MBA, BOCO, BOCPD. “With this option for the Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF), Certified Mastectomy Fitter (CMF) and Certified Durable Medical Equipment Specialist (CDME) exams, certification candidates can advance their careers in a COVID-sensitive way and earn credentials that support them in their goal of quality patient care.”

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