Other medically trained personnel

People who have completed basic medical training and wish to operate X-ray systems for diagnostic purposes under the direction of an expert physician can gain the necessary qualifications by attending an appropriate FOPH-recognized course. 

If your profession is not among the list of admitted professions (other medically trained personnel) you might have the possibility of a cantonal qualification procedure. (Qualification procedure).

The training centres listed in the downloads offer FOPH-recognized courses that will entitle people who have completed training in the medical field to operate X-ray systems.

Anyone wishing to perform additional conventional imaging techniques (examinations of the axial skeleton, pelvis and abdomen) is required to take a further FOPH-recognized course: (Additional conventional imaging techniques).

Last modification 20.08.2018

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