The mission of theVeterinary Assisting Academy is to educate a diverse student populationwith the knowledge and skills necessary for a productive career in the animal industry. Students who successfully complete the program may be eligible for Gold Seal/Bright Futures scholarships.

This CTE program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of:

  • Veterinary Assisting 1
  • Veterinary Assisting 2
  • Veterinary Assisting 3
  • Veterinary Assisting 4
  • Veterinary Assisting 5

Industry Recognized Certifications

Certified Veterinary Assistant (CVA)

Veterinary Assistant Training is designed to familiarize new assistants and other hospital staff with the myriad of procedures performed daily in the animal hospital. Level One will educate veterinarian assistants in the essential skills and knowledge needed to become effective contributors to the veterinary medical care team. Level Two benefits specialty practice from the reception desk to the patient care technicians. It will help veterinary professionals fulfill their career goals at their own pace, while enhancing the ability of the practice to care for patients and communicate with clients.

Career Academies… The Right Choice

Career Academies prepare students to meet the demands of a changing workforce while providing the opportunity for successful high school graduation, gainful employment, post secondary education, and industry recognized certification. Hudson High School Phone: (813)-794-4200 website: http://hhs.pasco.k12.fl.us