- Version: 1
- Review due: January 2025
This introductory module is intended for nurses who provide care to children with a cancer diagnosis. It may also be relevant to other allied health and medical staff in the field of paediatric oncology.
This course presents an overview on the role and associated procedures of radiotherapy in paediatric cancer treatment, and potential acute side effects and management principles.
This module has been developed by the Paediatric Integrated Cancer Service (PICS), with input from the Children’s Cancer Centres at The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne and Monash Children’s Hospital, and The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
Other paediatric-related learning opportunities include: