An observer is a person who is in the facility to shadow a specific person(s). The observer will have no direct physical contact with the patient, nor would they, in any way, direct or participate in the treatment of the patient. This person is in the organization to observe only. You must be at least 16 years of age to observe in our facilities. A typical observation experience in any Logan Health department is 4-8 hours. Communications from the Student Department are done via email so please check the email you provide in your application for any updates, approvals or any documentation needed to complete your request.

**During high volume seasons (spring break, summer break, and winter break); interest form processing can take up to 2 weeks. 

**Observers may be scheduled at any Logan Health facility for no more than 20 hours in a rolling 12 month period.

**Observer applications submitted with incomplete requirements will be rejected and the applicant notified via email. 


Please review the following documents.
  Logan Health Observer Program- EDU805
Logan Health Dress Code- HR530 07.2021
Logan Health Parking Map
Logan Health Hand Hygiene- IPC104 05.2022
Logan Health Student, Faculty and Non-Employee Training Programs, EDU800
Logan Health Code of Conduct, A302 02.2023
Logan Health Code of Conduct 06.2023


  1. Minor Observer Agreement:  If you are under the age of 18 you will need to have your legal parent or guardian complete the Minor Observer Agreement and upload it to your application.
  2. Immunization Requirements:
    1. MMR (measles, mumps, rubella): 
      1. *Proof of 1 or 2 required.
        1. 2 official records receiving vaccinations
        2. Positive titer results for each measles, mumps and rubella proving immunity
    2. TB test (PPD-tuberculosis): If your observation experience is going to be GREATER than 8 hour total.
      1. *Proof of 1 or 2 required.
        1. Negative Quantiferon or T-SPOT TB blood test in the last 12 months.
        2. Record of two negative TB skin tests (two-step) in the last 12 months. If you are providing the two-step documentation the second test must be initiated between 7-21 days after the first negative test was read.
    3. Varicella (chickenpox): 
      1. *Proof of 1 or 2 required.
        1. Record of 2 vaccinations
        2. Positive titer results proving immunity
    4. Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis,  (Tdap) - Adult***
      1. Official record of vaccination within 10 years
        1. Please note: this must be the Adult Tdap vaccination not the DTaP (childhood version of the vaccination) and not Td (tetanus diphtheria).


*Please note when uploading, HEIC files are not secure. Please use PDF or JEPG file types.  
*During high volume seasons (spring break, summer break, and winter break); interest form processing can take up to 2 weeks. 

*Observer application approvals are based on the number of requests received, census, staffing and space restrictions. 
  Observer Portal