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HEALTH & MEDICAL SCIENCES ACADEMY

Vet Science

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


PATHWAYS

Education PathwaysCareer Pathways
ProgramYearCredentialHealth and Medical
Nursing1 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
Pharmacy1 CATECCphTPharmacy Technician
-2 PVCCCertificatePharmacy 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
Pharmacy Technician I & II830583061 year10-12PVCC – 18 creditsState Certified Pharmacy Technician, CPRAM Only
EMT I & II833383341 yearAge 16 or older by start of schoolPVCC – 12 creditsState Certified EMT-B, CPRPM Only