• Follow the application directions for a college student.  You do not need to be a student to observe, but you must have graduated from high school, or received your GED.

  • If you are a Vanderbilt student, you may visit Student Health for your needs.  Otherwise, you can visit your primary physician or other health care provider which includes a walk-in clinic facility.

  • Yes. If you have not had a TB skin test within the past 12 months, you will need to have one.  The VOE program requires the one-step TB  test.

  • A Varicella titer is a blood test that will tell us if you are immune to the Varicella (Chicken Pox) virus.

  • Yes.  Having had Chicken Pox does not guarantee immunity.

  • If you have somebody who has already agreed to let you observe, you will submit that information to us in your application.  If you do not, you will provide information in your application that will help us identify an appropriate host.

  • No, students and employees cannot be supervised by a family member.  No Exceptions!

  • Yes.  The staff coordinating this program do not have access to your personal medical records or any documents you may have submitted to another department or organization.

  • No.  This program is observational only.  There is no hands-on activity allowed.