Healthcare Professionals

For healthcare professionals, IRG offers a workshop titled “Culturally Appropriate Care for Muslim Patients.”

This workshop is ideal for individuals who work in the health care field. A brief overview will introduce some terminology, demographics and the basic beliefs and practices in Islam. The main part of this workshop focuses on health care related issues with Muslim patients and also examines cultural and religious issues around illness, treatments, dietary restrictions, birth, end of life, death etc. Case studies help in understanding the practical side in dealing with Muslim patients and on how to improve outcomes and communication between patients and providers.

If you are interested in inviting guest speakers to your institution, please contact us at (612) 460-0165 or email us at You may also schedule a speaker on our website at Speaker Request Form.