Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health


Proctor Information

UMA and UDA applicants must have oversight by a Board approved Proctor when sitting for the exam. 


List of Currently Approved Procotors: Click here
How to become a Proctor 
  • Submit the Proctor Agreement Form 
  • A Proctor is not required to be licensed as a nurse. 
  • Once approved, Proctor approval does not expire.

UMA Registration & Proctoring Step by Step Instructions:  Click here


Proctor Portal:  Click here


Change your Proctor Password Email Ashley Vis and provide requested new password.


Proctor Agreement Guidelines   

All Proctors must agree to follow these requirements and procedures when administering an exam, to:
  • Safeguard the confidentiality of the exams, including materials, processes, procedures, and content. 
  • Not to disclose any portion of the exam materials
  • Not to disclose the processes or procedures necessary to administer or to pass an examination.
  • Report any known or suspected breach in security to the Board office as soon as possible. 
Agree to accept the following Proctor responsibilities:
  • Ensure a secure testing environment.
  • Verify the identity of the candidate.
  • Allow the candidate to access the exam only in my presence, and
  • I will remain in the testing area until the exam is completed.
  • Ensure that the candidate does not leave the room except in an emergency.
  • Ensure that the candidate does not open any browsers or computer files during the exam.
  • Ensure that the online exam is not printed.
  • Ensure that the candidate does not have books, notes, reference aides, or cell phone while taking the exam.
  • Ensure, to the best of my ability, that cheating does not occur. 
  • If the candidate is suspected of cheating, I will contact the South Dakota Board of Nursing as soon as possible.
  • Not to allow unauthorized persons to hear, view, record, or otherwise gain knowledge about the exam, 
  • exam processes and procedures before, during, or after the administration of an exam.

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