Medical Assistant

Swiss certified Federal Diploma of Vocational Education and Training

If you are looking for a unique, recognised, versatile profession, then attend the Medical Assistant – Swiss certified Federal Diploma of Vocational Education and Training program.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

The medical assistant profession is multi-faceted. It impplies working autonomously in administration, patient/staff relations, diagnostics and therapy sectors for medical centres, clinics or walk-in clinics.

Administration: File management, medical correspondence, “Tarmed” invoicing and simple bookkeeping.
Patient/staff relations: Patient listening, giving advice and liaising between patient and physician.
Diagnostics: Laboratory, radiology, tests linked to a specific sector.
Therapy: Outpatient care.

DURATION OF STUDIES

From end of August to end of June during the 3rd year, including the final exam period.
18 month in the school, 12 month of professional internship, 6 month in the school.

ADMISSION TERMS

16 years old or over with 9 validated education years –VSG (general secondary school) or equivalent education.

Foreign Language skills – 2nd language (German or English).
Scientific skills (physics, chemistry).

The School runs a summer program to upgrade language and science skills (July-August).

ADMISSION PROCESS

– A preliminary interview is mandatory and takes place with the School’s management.
– An interview with a school admission counselor.
– A language assessment test may be required.
– A medical examination is mandatory

The relevant expenses are covered by the applicants .

Associated costs are the student’s responsibility.

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