Frequently Asked Questions


How do I create a new account?

How do I bookmark the Ethos page to my web browser?

How do I save my login information for Ethos?

Why do I have to create a new password every time I log into my account?

What should I do if I forget my case-sensitive username?

What should I do if I forget my password?

What should I do if I requested a new password, but didn’t get an email with the link to change it?



How do I earn continuing education credits?

How do I register for a course?

How long do I have to earn credit for attending?

How do I access Enduring/On Demand workshops? 

Where can I find links to live broadcasts and activity handouts?

In what time zone are the live events broadcast?

Where do I find the PRETEST, POSTTEST, and EVALUATION to earn credit for an activity?



How can I enter the codeword for attendance?

How long do I have to enter the codeword for attendance?

How do I use SMS to enter the codeword?

For attendance, what do I do if I do not want to text the codeword?

What do I do if it says mobile not on record, but the number is listed in my account?

When texting the code word, what do I do if my cell phone number isn't in my account?

When texting the codeword, what do I do if my email address isn't in my account?



When does a course evaluation expire?

How can I edit my profile?

How do I know the activity is complete and I earned credit?

Why can't I download my certificate?

Where are my certificates?

How do I download my full transcript?

How can I download a transcript that lists activities completed between my renewal dates?

How can I download an individual certificate?

How can I add external credits to my transcript?



Which Internet browsers work best for accessing the website?

What if I use Internet Explorer?


For a more in-depth look into some of our FAQ's, including screenshots, download the user guide: Sheppard Pratt User Guide

If you still have questions or need assistance, contact the Professional Education office at 443-690-9769 or by email at