Radiation Oncology Safety Course

Radiation Oncology Safety Course will be held from 21 to 24 August 2017 in Dublin, Ireland.

A four-day theoretical and practical course facilitating participants to identify factors contributing to near incidents and incidents, the reporting, analysis and management of incidents and reducing incident occurrence

Who can participate?
Health Professionals with an interest or involvement in risk management in oncology

What is the aim of the course?

  • To explore the occurrence of incidents and near incidents in radiation oncology, methods of reporting, analysis and management and how incidents can be reduced in the future.
  • To heighten awareness of the occurrence of incidents and near incidents in radiotherapy
  • To achieve greater accuracy in radiotherapy through incident prevention
  • To encourage a culture of openness in relation to incidents

What are the expected learning outcomes?

  • To give participants the tools and understanding of how to minimise the risk of incidents occurring
  • To ensure best practices in risk management aiming to enhance safety in radiotherapy
  • To enable international collaboration in incident reporting and encourage a culture of reporting incidents


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