The NCCN Value Initiative: Using NCCN Evidence Blocks™ in Clinical Decisions

San Francisco, CA US
October 17, 2015

NCCN Evidence Blocks™ are intended as a visual representation of five key measures that provide important information about specific recommendations contained within the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®). The goal is to provide the health care provider and the patient information to make informed choices when selecting systemic therapies based upon measures related to treatment, supporting data, and cost.

Target Audience

This program is intended for physicians, registered nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals who provide care for patients with hematologic malignancies.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate cancer therapies based on efficacy, safety, quality of evidence, consistency of the evidence, and affordability
  • Use the NCCN Evidence Blocks™ to inform shared decision making in selecting cancer therapies
Additional information

No commercial support was received for this activity.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Participation
  • 1.00 Nurse
  • 1.00 Pharmacist
  • 1.00 Physician
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/17/2015 - 11:55am EDT
Event ends: 
10/17/2015 - 12:55pm EDT
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
780 Mission Street
Golden Gate A&B
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States

Robert W. Carlson, MD
National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Jerald P. Radich, MD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Participation
  • 1.00 Nurse
  • 1.00 Pharmacist
  • 1.00 Physician


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Required Hardware/software

To complete this activity, users will need:

  • A device with an Internet connection
  • Adobe Reader or other PDF reader software for certificate viewing/printing