Certified Medtech Consultant shqa

As a medtech consultant, you possess a broad basis of knowledge in the areas of «Law, Ethics & Compliance», «basic medical knowledge», «healthcare in Switzerland» and «performance and remuneration», qualifying you for further professional development in the medical technology industry or for joining this industry.  

Training profile

Training course 

We recommend attending an examination preparation course.

Target group 

The exam is aimed at Key Account Managers and Sales Specialists with office and in the field service, foreign workers who wish to acquire Swiss-specific expertise, and individuals who would like to join the professional world of medical technology. 

Admission requirements 

Completion of vocational training or university education or an equivalent degree in Switzerland or abroad, OR professional experience in healthcare that suggests basic suitability as a medtech consultant.

Qualification and title 

The three-hour examination is carried out by the Swiss health quality association (shqa) and comprises 90 multiple choice questions. Successful examination candidates obtain the title «Certified Medtech Consultant shqa».

Steering Committee

  • Dr Christian T. Suffert, Lawyer, Suffert Neuenschwander & Partner (president)

  • Franco Zambrino (vice president)

  • Prof Dr med Paul Heini, Orthopädie Lindenhofgruppe

  • Mathias P. Gubler, Assoc. Director, Compliance EMEA, Zimmer GmbH

  • Bruno Jung, Deputy Area Manager Medical Technology, Inselspital Bern


swiss health quality association (shqa)

Alpenstrasse 12
6300 Zug
Tel. +41 (0)41 500 07 80

19 September 2020

Registration deadline expired

16 april 2021

from mid-October 2020


Claudia Guldimann

Project Manager

Expert Groups, Education, Events

+41 31 330 97 78