CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Radiotherapy Workshop

Overview/ Program Content

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.

Learning Outcomes

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.


½  day program

Day 1 - Thursday 12th August 2021  (8.30am - 4.30pm)

Day 2 - Friday 13th August 2021 (8.30am - 12.30pm)

Venue:  Royal Adelaide Hospital

Applications close: 26th July 2021


Non SA Health Employees:  $270.00

SA Health Employees:  Not applicable.

Bookings essential 

CALHN & SA Health employees click here to apply

All other applicants click here to apply

For Further Information please contact session coordinator:

Angela Luppino