Unleash the Power of the Microchip

Free CE from the University of Kentucky on use of microchips and sensor chips in horses.

Dr. Dorton will describe the usefulness of sensor chips in picking up early signs of disease and GPS locations of horses on farms. Photos.com

On Thursday, May 28, at 5 p.m. Eastern, Kevin Corley, BVM&S, PHD, DACVIM, DACVECCS, MRCVS, and Alan Dorton, DVM, will present the lecture “Nipping disease in the bud, preventing treatment errors—unleash the power of the microchip.”

Dorton will share his experiences with the Equitrace app and bio-thermo microchips. He will describe how he uses these ID chips to read body temperature without using a thermometer, with vastly reduced risk to personnel, and with social distancing. He also describes their utility in picking up early signs of disease and GPS locations of horses on farms.

Corley, an internal medicine specialist and one of the app developers, discusses further uses of this technology and the scope for medical record keeping, integration into management practices and more. 

Other than Corley, no party involved with the making or hosting of this live presentation has any financial interest in any company or product associated with this video subject matter. Neither do they or their employers have any conflict of interest, nor are they endorsing any product whatsoever.

When: May 28, 2020 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register for this meeting here: https://uky.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYlcu6trD8uHtIQfel3xyDWrQgLYLag8d2r 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Zoom meeting.

For veterinary and veterinary technician CE credit, attendees will receive a certificate of attendance for 1 credit hour for KBVE after the event by email.

Editor’s note: On July 2, EquiManagement’s Disease Du Jour podcast, brought to you by Merck Animal Health, will feature Dr. Dorton talking about sensor chips.

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