Live Remote Proctoring (LRP)

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Live Remote Proctoring (LRP)

AMCA and Live Remote Proctoring 


What is Live Remote Proctoring (LRP)?

  • You pick the exam time
  • You pick the exam location
  • You pick the exam date

While all certification exams require a proctor and test site, some AMCA exams are eligible to utilize a Live Remote Proctor (LRP). This means candidates can test in the comfort of home or work environment with a proctor monitoring the candidate through a webcam. LRP allows test candidates to schedule an exam date, time and location of their convenience. AMCA has partnered with ProctorU to offer live remote exam proctoring on many of our national certification exams from the convenience of your home or workplace from any computer or laptop. Computer requirements include a camera and microphone.

Proud to Partner with ProctorU 

AMCA has partner with ProctorU to offer Live Remote Proctoring on eligible national certification exams, right from your computer or lab top. All your computer needs is a camera and microphone. When utilizing LPR on ProctorU’s platform, all candidates will need to agree to ProctorU’s Terms of Service prior to starting an exam administration. 

NCCA LRP Exception

Effective 5/1/2020: AMCA has been granted approval from NCCA to offer  Live Remote Proctoring for a limited time on select accredited certification programs*.

AMCA Certification Exams Eligible for Live Remote Proctoring:
  • Medical Assistant Certification (MAC)
  • Medical Office Administrative Certification (MOAC) 
  • Physical Therapy Technician Certification (PTTC) 
  • Dental Support Technician Certification (DSTC) 
  • Mental Health Technician Certification (MHTC) 
  • Electronic Health Records Certification (ERHC) 
  • Patient Care Technician Certification (PCTC) 
  • Nursing Assistant Certification (NAC) 
  • Medical Coder & Biller Certification (MCBC)*
  • Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC)*
  • EKG Technician Certification (ETC)* 
  • Phlebotomy Technician Certification (PTC)*

Testing Your Equipment: 

Test –It-Out: www.proctoru.com/testitout 

ProctorU also provides free technical support to ensure you have the best testing situation possible. That is available at www.proctoru.com/testitout. On this page you will also be able to test your equipment, learn about what to expect during your proctoring session, and ask any questions you may have about the proctoring process with a ProctorU representative. 

Please review our Exam Readiness Guide and watch our Pre Exam Checklist video so you are fully prepared for your exam session. Please be aware that Chromebooks, ipads and other tablets are not compatible.  

In order to use ProctorU you will need to have a high-speed internet connection, a webcam (internal or external), a windows or apple Operating System, and a government issued photo id.  ProctorU recommends that you visit proctoru.com/testitout prior to your proctoring session to test your equipment.  For additional technical services needed before your exam, you can click on the button that says, “connect to a live person.” 

What to Expect on Test day: (click here to learn more)

Be in a private, well-lit room

Clear your workspace

Have your photo I.D. ready

Have a reflective surface handy

Close all third-party programs

No duplicate computer monitors

No mobile devices

No non-religious head coverings

Registering for an AMCA National Certification Exam with Live Remote Proctoring: 

The registration process with Live Remote Proctoring (LRP) only has a couple of different steps then the regular registration processes. Candidates still select a test site, exam date, and exam, but with Live Remote Proctoring (LRP) is only available for online tests and you will need to select Live Remote Proctoring under Additional Exam Services. Once you have selected “Live Remote Proctoring, you will need to pick your Time Zone and payment. Selecting a Time Zone is necessary when testing with Live Remote Proctoring. After hitting submit, you will be able to review your exam information, accept “Terms of Service” and most important select your exam time. You can only schedule your national certification exam to start during AMCA’s hours of operation:  

 Exam Reminder

All candidates scheduled to take an AMCA certification exam with Live Remote Proctoring (LRP) will receive and Exam Reminder the night before the schedule exam. The exam reminder will contain important information on how to access your exam and a link to Test-Out your computer or lab top. It is also important to have a valid form of identification and be prepared to answer personal questions in order get through the verification process. Here are some exam day rules to keep in mind when preparing for your LRP exam administration. 

  • Be in a private, well-lit room

  • Have a clear workspace

  • Submit to exam admission procedures to verify candidate identity

  • Submit to a room scan to verify the administration protocols are met

  • Close all third-party programs

  • Remove all non-religious head coverings

  • Not use mobile devices or duplicate computer monitors

  • Meet technical requirements established by the testing vendor

  • Download vendor extension required to proctor the exam.

  • Breaks are not allowed.

 How do I access my exam? 

On the date and time of your scheduled exam, please log into your AMCA account and go to your “History” tab. Once in your history tab you will see a row that contains the exam date and the exam name. In the Exam Center Location column, you will see a link for “Enter Live Remote Proctoring” that will take you directly to your Live Remote Proctor. 

After you have started the proctoring session, go to ielinks.com and log in to access your exam. Use the same username and password that you used on your practice tests. Once logged in the “Proctor” will give you an additional password to get you into your national certification exam.  

Violation of Exam Procedures and Misconduct with LRP 

Candidates testing with LRP will be held to the same testing standards and exam procedures as candidates with an in-person proctor. The live-remote proctor can suspend the testing session and terminate the exam administration if a candidate is suspected of cheating or violating AMCA’s exam procedures.

How To Register

Register Now!
  When Registering select:

  1. Additional Services: Select Live Remote Proctoring
  2. Timezone: Select Timezone

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