17. april 2024


Riga, Latvia

ESTRO: Comprehensive Quality Management in Radiotherapy – Risk Management and Patient Safety

This course is part of a two-year cycle on quality management in radiotherapy, consisting of two complementary modules:

  • Risk management and patient safety
  • Quality improvement and indicators.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the cause, frequency and effects of incidents/accidents in a radiotherapy department
  • Understand the principles of reactive management to incidents (registration, analysis and feed back to the Quality Management System) and of proactive management of safety (incident prevention)
  • Consider risk management in relation to the changing of ICT dynamic in radiotherapy processes
  • Know how to communicate around radiotherapy incidents, with the patient and his/her relatives, within the department itself and with the media.

 A draft of the programme is here.

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