CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Radiation Oncology Workshop

The aim of the workshop is to acquaint participants with types of radiotherapy including external beam and brachytherapy, the biological impact of radiation on cancerous and normal tissue, treatment planning, skin toxicities and adverse side effects and the nursing management of people undergoing radiotherapy. Issues related to radiation hazards and principles of protection are also addressed.

Workshop will also include a tour of the RAH radiotherapy department. 

The participants will gain a basic understanding of the principles of managing patients undergoing radiotherapy, how to care for these patients and the principles behind this care.


2 day workshop

No further dates available.


SA Health Employees - No charge

Non SA Health Employees - $250.00