Ideal Protein Announces Launch of Education Management System IdealSmart™ Academy
Educational and interactive self-paced training modules standardize coaching, maximize participants’ experience
Gatineau, QC. (March 1, 2017) – Ideal Protein, providers of a medically designed and developed protocol for weight management launched its education management system (EMS), IdealSmart™ Academy today. Available only to Ideal Protein clinic and center partners, the self-paced educational platform was developed to standardize and systemize training methodologies for the 3,500 partners across North America, and to ensure that all participants have the same quality experience with the protocol.
Tim Callahan, President of Ideal Protein, said, “In alignment with our mission to provide the best Ideal user experience and most meaningful journey to every participant, our education, communications and lifestyle teams have worked tirelessly to deliver the IdealSmart™ Academy. We realize that building this on-demand learning pathway and continuum for all providers, coaches and participants will both accelerate standardization and meaningfully impact outcomes and results.”
IdealSmart™ Academy will reinforce the knowledge required to understand the protocol, the tools, the phases and the science behind the Ideal Protein Protocol, including the lifestyle building and lifestyle living approach to weight loss and weight maintenance. The platform enables coaches to present the Ideal Protein Protocol with consistency along their patients’ or clients’ journey to improved health and personal transformation.
The Academy consists of 19 learning modules, covering key protocol components including coaching tools and support, Lifestyle Building (weight loss phases 1-3), Lifestyle Living (phase 4 and maintenance), advanced coaching techniques and advanced science. A comprehensive quiz is administered at the end of each training session, with a 70 percent pass rate required to advance to the next step toward coaching certification. The training platform is offered to all Ideal Protein’s clinic and center partners free of charge.
“Earnest adoption and ownership of the Ideal Protein Protocol is critical,” continued Callahan, “IdealSmart™ Academy standardizes implementation and administration of our protocol in clinics and centers, affording participants maximum opportunity to benefit from improved and sustained health. The Academy also gives us the structure and systems we need to make an impact in the fight against obesity on a global scale.”
The Ideal Protein Protocol is a four-phase, low carbohydrate, moderate protein, ketogenic weight management solution. Healthcare professionals and trained coaches offer the protocol to help people lose weight, and enjoy sustained health outcomes and improved quality of life as a result.
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About Ideal Protein
The Ideal Protein Protocol is medically designed and developed and is consistent with evidence-based guidelines for long-term weight loss management. The approach is a proven, four phase protocol that features two key components: a 12 month stabilization period and healthy lifestyle education to help maintain long lasting results. It incorporates ongoing one-on-one coaching, customized lifestyle guidance tools, access to educational, inspirational and interactive resources, and a plan that is outcomes-focused to maintain healthy, long-term results. The protocol tackles the root cause of Metabolic Syndrome – the body’s overproduction of insulin – by restricting consumption of sugars and carbohydrates, achieving optimal results through lowering poor fat intake, while maintaining adequate protein intake to preserve muscle mass. Our protocol is available through Licensed Healthcare Providers, Trained clinics and coaches. For more information, visit Practitioner Overview