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General Duty Assistant Course (GDA)

  • 500
  • Laboratory & Diagnostics Ties
  • Multiple
  • Specialised Faculties
  • 10
  • +
  • Years of Experience in Healthcare Industry
  • 100
  • +
  • Job Assistance

General Duty Assistant Course (GDA)

Nursing and patient care are considered as a Noble Profession in the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families and communities so they may attain, maintain or recover optimal health and quality of life. They are considered as the Heart and Soul of the Health care system as they spend most of the time taking care of the patient which ultimately contributes towards their healing.

Core Benefits

  • General Duty Assistants, commonly known as Nursing Care Assistants, Nursing Assistants, Nursing Aides, and Bedside Assistants are required to take care of patients' daily care, medication, safety and comfort at Hospitals and/ or home.
  • They are the ones who ensure and maintain a suitable environment for the patients during the recovery period.
  • General Duty Assistants also make sure that the patients are fed with a healthy and well-balanced diet.
  • Some of the key responsibilities of the General Duty Assistant are to provide patients daily care, patients comfort, patients safety and patients health needs as well as assist the nurses.




18 to 30 Years

Total Duration

1.5 Year


6 Months

On-Job-Training Duration

12 Months

CEDP’s General Duty Assistant course in Mumbai covers the following areas:

Medical Assistance

As a nurse, you get to 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. A nurse also plays a pivotal role in assisting doctors and surgeons in carrying out major operations and surgeries in such setups.

Basic Medical Care

In many medical setups, nurses are required to attend to the daily needs of patients more than the doctors. As a nurse, you may require applying medications and injections to the patients as per advised dosage. Assisting them in feeding and bathing may also be required. Nurses also need to prepare and change the bandages for injured patients and cater to skin level issues. In nursing courses, you can learn the nuances of primary medical care for handling patients.

Knowledge of Medicine

In a nursing course, you also get to learn various nuances of medicine. This is crucial because nurses often need to administer medications to patients all over the year. Knowledge of identifying as well as preparing various types of medications is essential for a nurse.

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6 Quick Facts

1. Demand for Nurses

After passing out of nursing course from a top institute you will not have to wait long for getting suitable jobs. The number of various healthcare facilities is increasing and supply often fails to meet the demand, as far as nurses are concerned.

2. Flexibility

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

3. Mental Happiness

Apart from the high salary, you will get as a nurse, the mental happiness part cannot be denied. As a nurse, you help people in getting back to normal life, put smiles on their faces and also contribute to the happiness of related people in the patient’s life.

4. Job Mobility

Since nurses are highly in demand in all parts of the country, you will not face a shortage of jobs no matter where you relocate to India. You may have the aspiration to move to a metro city for settling down. The aspiration will become reality when you have experience and skill as a nurse.

5. Experience in Medication

As a nurse, you work in close proximity with noted surgeons and doctors. As a result, you gather knowledge and become an expert on medicine and many aspects of health care over the years. This helps you in climbing up the ladders in a career.

6. Work Environment

As a nurse, you may get to work in top-notch healthcare setups, amidst professional people. Your grooming sense and level of discipline will get a boost, without you noticing it explicitly, in the long run.