Proctor Resources

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Proctor Resources

Proctoring exams is an important responsibility. Just knowing that you are actively monitoring will deter most irregular exam behavior. Proctors can also help students who are experiencing frustrations with their exams – though not with the content, of course. PAEA is here to help you understand the role of proctor, both for PAEA Assessment products and for other exams you may administer.

Video Tutorials: Proctoring Best Practices

Remote Proctoring

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Planning an Exam

Planning an Exam


Kicking Off an Exam

Kicking Off an Exam

While in Session

While in Session


After the Exam

After the Exam

Proctoring the End of Curriculum Exam

End of Curriculum


Instructions for Remote Proctoring during Covid-19

We created instructions for proctors to set up End of Rotation exams.

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Checklists for Remote Proctoring during Covid-19

We created general checklists for End of Rotation exams. Proctors and students can use these for guidance.

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End of Rotation during Covid-19

There are impacts of waiving proctoring policies. This affects exam implementation, student and faculty composure, and communication between all participants.

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Alerts and What to Do About Them

ExamDriver gives proctors a lot of information on student behavior. Keep this guide handy to help you decipher system alerts and what to do when they appear.

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Security Enhancement: FAQs

Here are the answers to some questions that have come up about our recently updated exam security and proctor controls.

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Sample Proctor Instruction Script

Almost as important as monitoring alerts and behavior in the room are the instructions that proctors give before launching an exam session. Here’s a script to help you with that.

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Best Practices for Proctoring PAEA Exams

We want to make proctoring exams as easy as possible, so here are some helpful tips to make your experience as smooth as possible.

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Keeping Your Students Honest

Cheating on exams and other assessment vehicles is a sad reality in the history of academics. Here are techniques to help you monitor and confront students.

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PAEA Assessment Exam Policies

PAEA Assessment products incorporate a suite of exams that have specific purposes and expected uses. PAEA, its member institutions, their faculty, and students share responsibility for the proper administration of the exams so that they can be relied upon by all PA programs as validated assessments of PA students’ medical knowledge. This policy document outlines the roles of publisher, user, and test-taker and the responsibilities associated with each.

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To agree to these policies, please fill out this form.

PAEA Assessment Product Pages


A 225-question, multiple-choice examination that allows for student self-assessment and program evaluation. Created by PA educators and exam experts using an extensive blueprint and topic list; used by over 90% of PA programs nationwide.

End of Rotation™

End of Rotation™ exams cover the 7 core supervised clinical practice experiences of physician assistant education. Created by PA educators and exam experts specifically for use by PA programs.

End of Curriculum

The End of Curriculum exam is an objective, standardized evaluation of a student’s medical knowledge as one component of their readiness for graduation. Written, reviewed, validated, and standard-set by PA educators and exam experts.

Is your program looking to purchase PAEA Assessment products? Sign up here.

Have questions about PAEA Assessment products? Contact Exam Support at 866-749-7601,, or via chat on the PACKRAT exam page, or End of Rotation exam page, or End of Curriculum exam page.