Pre-Nursing and Healthcare - Virtual

Dual Credit High School Academy

​CVTC and your school district have partnered to offer high school juniors and seniors who are serious about pursuing a career in the medical field the opportunity to earn high school and college credit. Dual credit academies give high school students a chance to expand their career options and get a jump-start on their post-secondary credits towards a degree in pre-nursing and healthcare. 

Check out the Pre-Nursing and Healthcare Academy video below for more details on this academy.


  • High school junior or senior

  • Must enroll in all courses to be accepted into the academy

  • Prerequisite: must have completed high school Chemistry or Prep for Basic Chemistry with a grade of C or higher.

Location: Online Live


  • 11 credits of health related coursework that apply to a number of CVTC programs
Course TitleCourse Schedule

General A&P

4 Credits

August 28 - December 16, 2023

Monday, Wednesday, Friday  8 - 10 a.m.

This course will transfer to many UW System Colleges as science credits.

Medical Terminology

3 Credits

August 28 -December 16, 2023
Tuesday/Thursday  8 - 9:25 a.m.

Advanced A&P

4 Credits

January 22-May 16, 2024
M/W/F 8-10 a.m. 
This course will transfer to many UW System Colleges as science credits.

CPR BLS Certification will be offered TBD

*CNA is a prerequisite to many of the healthcare programs at CVTC and must be taken prior to applying to the Nursing Program. CNA Academies are offered in various locations throughout the year.

Course Description

806-177 General Anatomy and Physiology (4 Credits)
Examines basic concepts of human anatomy and physiology as they relate to health sciences. Using a body systems approach, the course emphasizes the interrelationships between structure and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization of the entire human body. It is intended to prepare health care professionals who need to apply basic concepts of whole body anatomy and physiology to informed decision-making and professional communication with colleagues and patients.

501-101 Medical Terminology (3 Credits)
This course focuses on the component parts of medical terms: prefixes, suffixes, and word roots. Students practice formation, analysis, and reconstruction of terms. Emphasis on spelling, definition, and pronunciation. Introduction to operative, diagnostic, therapeutic, and symptomatic terminology of all body systems, as well as systemic and surgical terminology. 

806-179 Advanced Anatomy and Physiology (4 Credits)
Advanced Anatomy and Physiology is the second semester in a two-semester sequence in which normal human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. Instructional delivery within a classroom and laboratory setting. Experimentation within a science lab will include analysis of cellular metabolism, the individual components of body systems such as the nervous, neuro-muscular, cardiovascular, and urinary. Continued examination of homeostatic mechanisms and their relationship to fluid, electrolyte, acid-base balance and blood. Integration of genetics to human reproduction and development are also included in this course.

Just the Facts

Fall 2023
11 Credit High School Academy

Registration Status //

Academy Dates //
August 28, 2023 - May 16, 2024High School Academies follow all scheduled CVTC breaks.

Days of Week //
Mon - Fri

Times //
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Classroom Location //
Online Live

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Still have questions? Please contact our HS Academies Team at 715-852-1365 for more information.