In this quality improvement project for the Swiss Federal Licensing Examination in Human Medicine it is investigated how the assessment of communication competencies can be improved with help of five work packages (needs assessment, symposium, development of new stations, improved rater training, pilot investigation).

The goal of this project is to further improve the assessment of communication competencies in the framework of the Clinical Skills part of the Federal Licensing Examination.

Ordering customer
Exam commission of the Swiss Federal Licensing Exam

Dr. med. Silke Biller
 Dr. med. Cadja Bachmann, Dr. med. et MME Berendonk Christoph, lic. phil., MAS Ev, Feller Sabine, Dr. med. Glauser Claudia, Prof. Dr. Dr. med. et MME Huwendiek Sören (principal submitter)  Lörwald Andrea (PhD-Studierende), Dr. med. et MME Schnabel Kai (principal submitter), Dr. med. et MME Woermann Ulrich 
Geneva: Dr. Noëlle Junod Perron
Lausanne: Prof. Bonvin Raphael, Dr. med. Matteo Monti
Zürich: Dr. Jan Breckwoldt, Dr. med. Ernst Jünger, Dr. med. Kropf  Roger




Project information

Project period: 2014 – 2018
Funding: Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH)