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Definition: “Observing a professional in their field helps give an alternative perspective to what different clinics, roles and responsibilities within a profession. This is where you would have the opportunity to work with a professional in the field that you’re interested in joining.

One of the most important experience to gain on your journey to professional programs and other health-related fields is through observing and shadowing hours. It will allow you the opportunity to experience the ways that professionals may encounter the joys and challenges of their work. This will also give you the opportunity to learn new techniques, as each individual you shadow has unique strengths that they bring into their profession.