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HEALTH & MEDICAL SCIENCES ACADEMY

Health and Medical Sciences Academy

CATEC is partnered with Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) and Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC), and local businesses to develop career and educational pathways in the areas of nursing, veterinary science, and emergency medicine.

PATHWAYS

Education Pathways Career Pathways
Program Year Credential Health and Medical
Nurse Assistant 1 CATEC CNA Certified Nurse Aide
Home Health Care Specialist
- 2-3 PVCC LPN Licensed Practical Nurse
Veterinary Science 1 CATEC Small Animal Science & Technology Assessment Veterinary Assistant
- 2+ BRCC A.S. Veterinary Technician
Emergency Medicine
1 CATEC EMT-B Emergency Medical Technician
- 2-3 PVCC EMT-P Paramedic

ACADEMY COURSE OFFERINGS

Class State Code Duration Grades(s) Dual Enrollment Credentials AM or PM
Nurse Assistant I & II 83608362 1 year 11-12 PVCC – 11 credits State Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), CPR, First Aid AM PM
Veterinary Science I & II 8088
8089
1 year 10-12 BRCC – 12 credits Small Animal Science and Technology Assessment PM Only
EMT I & II 83338334 1 year Age 16 or older by start of school PVCC – 12 credits State Certified EMT-B, CPR PM Only

PATHWAYS

Education PathwaysCareer Pathways
ProgramYearCredentialHealth and Medical
Nurse Assistant1 CATECCNACertified Nurse Aide
Home Health Care Specialist
-2-3 PVCCLPNLicensed Practical Nurse
Veterinary Science1 CATECSmall Animal Science & Technology AssessmentVeterinary Assistant
-2+ BRCCA.S.Veterinary Technician
Emergency Medicine1 CATECEMT-BEmergency Medical Technician
-2-3 PVCCEMT-PParamedic

ACADEMY COURSE OFFERINGS

ClassState CodeDurationGrades(s)Dual EnrollmentCredentialsAM or PM
Nurse Assistant I & II836083621 year11-12PVCC – 11 creditsState Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), CPR, First AidAM PM
Veterinary Science I & II8088
8089
1 year10-12BRCC – 12 creditsSmall Animal Science and Technology AssessmentPM Only
EMT I & II833383341 yearAge 16 or older by start of schoolPVCC – 12 creditsState Certified EMT-B, CPR PM Only