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The Pill Turns 60 - A Review of Oral Contraceptives

Sarah Kubes, PharmD, BCPPS
Clinical Assistant Professor
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Learning Objectives
  • Compare the types of OC's available based on hormone content
  • Evaluate patient characteristics to determine the best OC

Activity Description

This program consists of 1 video and downloadable resources in PDF format.  To begin, take the ungraded pre-test for the module below.  Review the video and handout(s), then complete the post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts) and evaluation. CPE credit will automatically upload to CPE Monitor (allow 7 days). 

Continuing Education Credit
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This online activity is approved for 0.125 CEUs (1.25 contact hour) of continuing education credit. In order to receive 1.25 contact hour of CE credit, the participant must complete the online pre-test (ungraded), watch the included video in its entirety, pass the online post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts), and complete the online evaluation.  Upon successful completion of the course evaluation, continuing pharmacy education credits will automatically be uploaded to CPE Monitor (allow 7 days). 
Please make sure NABP profile ID and date of birth (month/year) are entered correctly under learner's profile in this system.




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Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists




The Pill Turns 60 - A Review of Oral Contraceptives

About the Faculty

Sarah Kubes PharmD, BCCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Dr. Sarah Kubes was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She graduated from Texas A&M University in 2006 with a BS in Biomedical Sciences, then attended the University of Houston College of Pharmacy and graduated in 2011. Dr. Kubes continued her post graduate education as a PGY1 resident at Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Houston Medical Center and then a PGY2 pediatrics residency at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. Following residency, she accepted a position as a Pediatric Critical Care Clinical Specialist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. In 2014, she re-located to San Antonio and took on the role as the Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio.Dr. Kubes joined the UT group in 2018as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Pharmacotherapy Division of the College of Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin, as well as an Adjoint Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In addition to her teaching and research responsibilities within the college, Dr. Kubes is also responsible for clinical pharmacy services and caring for pediatric patients within the University Health System in San Antonio. Her primary areas of research include quality improvement in pediatrics and infectious diseases.

Disclosure:  Sarah Kubes has no relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interests or conflicts of interest to disclose.


Activity Number


Release Date: Sep 26, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 24, 2023

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