Generation India has started their first pilot in healthcare, training young people for roles as patient care assistants (PCAs), also called general duty assistants (GDAs)—roughly the equivalent of the certified nursing assistant (CNA) role supported by the Generation USA program.
One hundred percent of the graduates from the first two classes received job offers. Nurse supervisors are reporting several benefits from Generation graduates—namely improved quality and saved time for the nurses (30-60 minutes per shift). These benefits have led 70 percent of nurse supervisors to say they want to hire more Generation graduates.
Additionally, employers are reporting that Generation graduates display the following qualities: