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

Program

-

Veterinary Science

-

Emergency Medicine

-

Year

2-3 PVCC

1 CATEC

2+ BRCC

1 CATEC

2-3 PVCC

Credential

LPN

Small Animal Science & Technology Assessment

A.S.

EMT-B

EMT-P

Career Pathways

Health and Medical

Licensed Practical Nurse

Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Technician

Emergency Medical Technician

Paramedic

ACADEMY COURSE OFFERINGS

Class

Nurse Assistant I & II

Veterinary Science I & II

EMT I & II

State Code

83608362

8088

8089

83338334

Duration

1 year

1 year

1 year

Grades(s)

11-12

10-12

Age 16 or older by start of school

Dual Enrollment

PVCC – 11 credits

BRCC – 12 credits

PVCC – 12 credits

Credentials

State Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), CPR, First Aid

Small Animal Science and Technology Assessment

State Certified EMT-B, CPR

AM or PM

AM PM

PM Only

PM Only

PATHWAYS

Education Pathways

Program

Nurse Assistant

-

Veterinary Science

-

Emergency Medicine

-

Year

1 CATEC

2-3 PVCC

1 CATEC

2+ BRCC

1 CATEC

2-3 PVCC

Credential

CNA

LPN

Small Animal Science & Technology Assessment

A.S.

EMT-B

EMT-P

Career Pathways

Health and Medical

Certified Nurse Aide

Home Health Care Specialist

Licensed Practical Nurse

Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Technician

Emergency Medical Technician

Paramedic

ACADEMY COURSE OFFERINGS

Class

Nurse Assistant I & II

Veterinary Science I & II

EMT I & II

State Code

83608362

8088

8089

83338334

Duration

1 year

1 year

1 year

Grades(s)

11-12

10-12

Age 16 or older by start of school

Dual Enrollment

PVCC – 11 credits

BRCC – 12 credits

PVCC – 12 credits

Credentials

State Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), CPR, First Aid

Small Animal Science and Technology Assessment

State Certified EMT-B, CPR

AM or PM

AM PM

PM Only

PM Only