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General Duty Assistant – Level 4

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General Duty Assistant – Level 4

General Duty Assistant (GDA) course is ideal for the candidates aspiring to gain additional skills to further upgrade their competencies. The training program makes you eligible to enroll in B VOC degree program as it is mapped at NSQF (National Skills Qualification Framework) level 4 which is equivalent to 12th.

Career opportunities if you have certification by your side:

  • Formal recognition of practical learning as a certified GDA
  • Opportunities for pursuing B VOC degree program
  • The students may further move to Masters and Research degree programmes mapped at NSQF Level 8 – 10.
  • Best path for promotions and managerial role
  • Working professionals having significant work experience can earn certification
  • Enhance your industry expertise and credibility to get access to a highly-paid job

Get trained to work as a certified general duty assistant in hospitals and home care settings by enrolling for General Duty Assistant program at CEDP Skill Institute, Mumbai. Students after 10th (SSC) and 12th (HSC) can enroll to General Duty Assistant (GDA) course at CEDP Skill Institute, to become a certified GDA, also commonly known as Nursing Care Assistants, Nursing Assistants, Nursing Aides, and Bedside Assistants. The course has features that cater to these modern learner preferences. The training program enables the development of apt skills and knowledge required to become a certified professional. It focuses on how each participant can learn easily as the innovative curriculum is designed keeping in mind the participants with different abilities and pace.

Our course is best suitable for candidates desirous to enter the healthcare industry as GDA. The course trains you to help patients manage their day-to-day activities. An innovative curriculum to Nursing Care course is designed in association with experts that covers the key topics such as Communicative English and Computer Fundamentals, Fundamentals of Nursing, Pharmacology and Microbiology, Anatomy and Physiology Sociology, Psychology and First aid and Nutrition and Communicable Diseases.

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What will you learn?

  • As a nurse you will be learning to assist a doctor during diagnosis and patient care.
  • Assist surgeons in carrying out major operations and surgeries.
  • Get trained to take care of patients’ needs, medication, safety and comfort at hospitals or home.
  • You will also get to learn about several medicines. This is crucial because general duty assistants often need to administer medications to patients all over the year. You will acquire knowledge of medicines as closely with doctors.
  • Maintain a suitable environment for patients during the recovery period.
  • Learn about a healthy and well-balanced diet which has to be fed to the patients.

Steps to make you pro

Practical: Well-equipped laboratories at CEDP replicate the real hospitals for hand-on training. Demonstrative and Participatory practical are conducted for enhanced learning and equip students with apt skills.

On-the-Job-Training: Industrial visits for suffice holistic learning are organized for students to become more aware of current industry practices and regulations during their visits. It provides opportunity for active/interactive learning experiences outside the classroom environment.

Study Tours: The program assures paid on-job-training in reputed hospitals across the city. Work as an intern under the supervision of experienced professionals. It bridges the gap between theoretical training and practical learning in a real-life environment.

Career paths upon GDA course completion

  • Work as Assistant Nurse in private hospitals/clinics, research labs, private ambulance service companies, retirement homes, home care, etc.
  • Clinical Nurse Educator
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Home Health Nurse
  • Travel Nurse
  • Forensic Nurse
  • Nurse Advocate
  • Hospice Nurse
  • Telephone Triage Nurse
  • Work as Full-time/Part-time Teacher/Faculty
  • Overseas jobs/Gulf Jobs as Home Care/Patient Care
  • Occupational Therapy assistants
  • Psychiatric Assistants

Employment outlook

Healthcare sector in India is growing rapidly; the supply often fails to meet the demand, as far as this profession is concerned. You can work with top-notch healthcare setups across the country. General Duty Assistants have ample of career options to choose from and can progress by taking more responsibilities. Certified candidate start their careers as General Duty Assistant and after gaining rich experience, they can take up the job role of Supervisors, Floor Supervisors, and finally Managers.

Core Benefits of pursuing a career as GDA

  • Opportunity to work as head nurse based on your experience and skills.
  • Get hired by Private hospitals/clinics, home care or private ambulance service companies, nursing care facility, and other health care setups.
  • Opportunity to become Nursing Assistants followed by Supervisors, Floor Supervisors, and finally Managers.
  • Work as Full-time/Part-time faculty

Eligibility

10th & Above

Age

18 - 30 Years

Total Duration

18 Months

Theory

6 Months

On-Job-Training

12 Months

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Why should you join CEDP?

  • Simulated labs and equipment to aid student learning
  • Learn from highly qualified healthcare professionals
  • We provide paid on-job training in leading hospitals
  • We also provide 100% job placement to our students

The certification course at CEDP Skill Institute trains you in:

Medical Assistance

General Duty Assistant also plays a pivotal role in assisting doctors and surgeons in carrying out major operations and surgeries in health care setups. You will learn various nuances of assisting a doctor. This can be for diagnosing a patient as well as carrying out various tests in medical facilities including large hospitals.

Basic Medical Care

In many medical setups, Nursing Care Assistant is required to attend to the daily needs of patients more than the doctors. You may require applying medications and injections to the patients as per advised dosage. Assisting them in feeding and bathing might be required. They also need to prepare and change the bandages for injured patients and cater to skin level issues.

Knowledge of Medicine

You also get to learn about several of medicines. This is crucial because general duty assistants often need to administer medications to patients all over the year. You will acquire knowledge of medicines as closely with doctors.

Why choose a career as General Duty Assistant?

Growth Opportunities

General Duty Assistants have ample of career options to choose from and can progress by taking more responsibilities. Certified candidate start their careers as General Duty Assistant and after gaining rich experience, they can take up the job role of Supervisors, Floor Supervisors, and finally Managers.

Huge Demand

Upon the course completion, you can easily get the desired job as demand for GDA is high. Healthcare sector in India is growing rapidly; the supply often fails to meet the demand, as far as this profession is concerned. You can work with top-notch healthcare setups across the country.

Flexibility

As a Nursing Assistants, the flexibility of jobs you get is quite high. You may work full time or part-time in various types of medical setups. This is helpful when you are pursuing higher studies. You may also choose to work with a specific type of patients after gathering experience.

Inner Happiness

Being in a profession of Nursing Assistants, you will get an inner happiness and satisfaction which cannot be denied. You help patients in getting back to normal life, put smiles on their faces and also contribute to the happiness of patient’s family.

FAQs

General Duty Assistant (GDA) GDA is one who provides patient care and helps maintain a suitable environment. Some of the key responsibilities are to provide patient's daily care, comfort, safety and health needs.

General Duty Assistants are the healthcare professionals who provide patient care. They are also commonly known as Nursing Care Assistants, Nursing Assistants, Nursing Aides, Bedside Assistants or Orderlies.

A general duty assistant works in collaboration with doctors and nurses and other healthcare providers and deliver the healthcare services as suggested by them.

The main topics covered in the course are Fundamentals of Nursing, Pharmacology and Microbiology, Anatomy and Physiology Sociology, Psychology and First aid and Nutrition and Communicable Diseases.

General duty assistants have to take care of patients' daily care, medication, safety and comfort while working in healthcare facilities.

GDA is 18-month course that includes classroom instruction and clinical training.

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