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Observation or Shadow Experiences in Therapy Services

Opportunities to observe or "shadow" a Therapy Services clinician are available to individuals interested in pursuing a career in one of the Therapy Services disciplines. Observation experiences and shadow experiences are coordinated by designated clinicians within each Therapy Services area. See "Contact Us" for information on how to request an observation/shadow experience.
File Microsoft Word DocumentObservation Agreement
Any individual observing or shadowing in a clinical area or in areas with confidential patient information must complete the Medical Center Observation Agreement. This agreement includes requirements regarding privacy, confidentiality and infection control.
File application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.documentRequirements for Occupational Therapy Observers
Occupational Therapy has specific requirements for anyone observing Occupational Therapy clinicians, regardless of clincial area.
File Microsoft Word DocumentAccessing the LMS/Net Learning Modules
If you have been assigned specific learning modules for completion before your observation/shadow experience, you may access these modules from home or school.
Attire And Personal Appearance
Observers/Shadows shall dress appropriately for the work setting and exhibit a professional appearance while in the hospital. Attire shall be neat and clean at all times and shall be appropriate so as not to distract or interfere with patient care.
Contact Us
Observation and shadow experiences within Therapy Services are coordinated by clinicians within each work area.
ID Badge Application
Observers here for two days or less may be issued a temporary paper ID which can be requested in advance and picked up in the ID office by the clinical coordinator on the day of obervation. Observers here for more than two days need to be entered into the security system and a photo ID badge must be obtained.