Ramadan-Ready For Your Clients

A course for Health Professionals to help support clients optimally fast during Ramadan

As a health professional, do you find yourself confused when Ramadan starts and your Muslim clients start asking you questions?

Are you unsure how to appropriately support your fasting clients?

Is your first response to clients "you shouldn't fast" at the sight of any medical conditions?

When Ramadan starts on April 23 2020, you can finally optimally support your fasting clients this year!

With Ramadan Ready for Your Clients, you will receive up-to-date research, educational modules, resources case studies, and support to transform the way you support your fasting clients.

"Ramadan-Ready For Your Clients" Training Includes:

1. Evidence-Based Course:
Module 1: Introduction to Ramadan
1a. What is Ramadan
1b. Who can/should fast and who is exempted
1c. Addressing and correcting fasting misconceptions
Worksheet: Ramadan related terms and definitions quicksheet

Module 2: Research behind fasting
2a. Health Benefits of Fasting
2b. Intermittent fasting vs. religious fasting
Worksheet: List of up-to-date research articles related to fasting

Module 3: How to provide Client Centred & Culturally sensitive support
3a. Issues Muslims face when speaking to Health Professionals
3b. Counselling guidance for Health Professionals
Worksheet: Guiding questions for counselling clients

Module 4: How to Provide Recommendations for Fasting Clients
4a. Ramadan meal planning 101
4b. Physical activity recommendations
Worksheet: Suhoor and Iftar meal planning templates

2. Case Studies:
Case Study 1: Diabetes
Case Study 2: Pregnancy
Case Study 3: Breastfeeding
Case Study 4: Weight Loss
Case Study 5: Eating Disorders
Case Study 6: Digestive Issues
(Additional case studies may be developed based on request of Health Professionals

3. Access to Support Group:
You will receive access to a support group with other Health Professionals to help you navigate better understanding Ramadan and supporting your fasting clients.

Your Instructor

Nazima Qureshi, RD, MPH
Nazima Qureshi, RD, MPH

Nazima Qureshi, RD, MPH specializes in working with Muslim clients and providing nutrition guidance that is culturally sensitive. She has co-authored The Ramadan Meal Plan, has been featured in CBC, SELF, Canadian Living regarding fasting and Ramadan, and provides free Ramadan-related resources on her website. This year, Nazima hopes to guide other health professionals so that they are better equipped to work with their clients during the month of Ramadan.

Nazima has been supporting Health Professionals for the past 3 years during Ramadan.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
You can go through the training at your own pace. Once you get access to the training, you will have access to it for three months.
How long do I have access to the course?
You will have access to the course for three months from the date of purchase.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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