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Continuing Education
CAPCA continues to identify our membershipís needs and to provide educational programs to meet those needs. Programs and services include credit and noncredit courses. Presently the USCG credited license renewal course is being offered at different times through out the year and a host of other related courses.

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Captains License Renewal Course - 3/12/2016
Upon successfully completing this USCG approved class you will be issued a certificate that will be accepted as part of your renewal application by the USCG in lieu of 360 days sea service. This class is LIMITED in number of attendees, per USCG regulations. It is also limited to CAPCA members in good standing. To join CAPCA, consult our web site, http://www.capca.net/Signup.asp. Course cost includes continental breakfast and lunch. PLEASE NOTE THIS CLASS IS FILLED. YOU MAY STILL REGISTER BUT WILL ONLY GET A SEAT IF SOMEONE DROPS OUT. CAPCA IS WORKING ON THE LOGISTICS TO OFFER A SECOND COURSE THIS WINTER. PLEASE CHECK BACK.

Date & Time: Saturday, March 12, 2016 8am to 5:30pm
Location: Annapolis Elks Lodge 2 Pythian Drive Edgewater, MD 21037
Price: $110.00 per member -- LOGIN to register

1. Space is limited. Walk-ins accepted on the day of the seminar (space permitting) with a $5 surcharge. 2. Reservations and payments must be received by Tuesday, February 10, 2016. No refunds unless space can be filled. 3. If any refund is allowed, the request must be received via email (education@capca.net) by February 10, 2015. 4. Please include an email address and phone number below where you can be reached in the event of a cancellation (such as weather) and check this email, voice message and www.capca.net for last minute messages. 5. Each person wishing to attend this course must complete a separate registration form. 6. Mail-in registrations or faxed registrations are not considered complete until full payment is received. Until full payment is received, a position in the class is not reserved and can be taken by another person who registers with full payment.

CPR/First Aid Certification - 1/30/2016
This is a USCG approved First Aid/CPR course with instruction on use of AED. The First Aid certification and the CPR/AED certification will be good for 2 years. The cost of $105 includes a First Aid / CPR reference manual, a Pocket Mask for CPR, continental breakfast and lunch.

Date & Time: Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Annapolis Elks Lodge, 2 Pythian Drive, Edgewater, MD 21037
Price: $105.00 per member -- LOGIN to register
  $105.00 per non-member -- REGISTER

Everyone knows somebody who should have this training! This course is open to anybody over the age of 16. You don't need to be a CAPCA member to attend this course! This class is limited to 20 attendees. If no seats are available, you will be wait-listed for this class. If enough members are wait listed, then we will add a second class at a later date. If you are wait listed and donít get into a class, then your money will be returned in full. Walk-ins accepted on the day of the seminar (space permitting) with a $5 surcharge.

Medical Emergencies at Sea: Beyond First Aid - 03/26/16
This course is designed to teach the recognition and management of medical emergencies offshore where timely communications and rescue are limited or not possible. The captain is responsible for the safety and comfort of his or her crew. Off soundings, he or she is also chief medical officer. Come and learn how a captain or crew with limited medical expertise can handle medical emergencies reasonably and logically, minimizing loss of life and limb. Be prepared to handle illness or injury when offshore! This specialized course will provide you with the confidence to handle medical emergencies reasonably and logically.

Date & Time: Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Annapolis Elks Lodge, 2 Pythian Drive, Edgewater, MD 21037
Price: $40.00 per member -- LOGIN to register
  $65.00 per non-member -- REGISTER

Course cost includes reference CD, continental breakfast and lunch. Walk-ins accepted on day of course (space permitting) with a $5 surcharge.

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