Dr. Matthew L. Davis Trauma Symposium

3rd Annual Dr. Matthew L. Davis Trauma Symposium

October 26, 2018

Frank W. Mayborn Civic and Convention Center • Temple, Texas


  • Identify current trends in the treatment of traumatic injuries such as NAT, penetrating abdominal trauma, eye injuries and victims of explosives
  • Discuss trends for treating and managing complex traumatic injuries
  • Apply knowledge gained and lessons learned to enhance care quality in trauma settings


Presentation materials, when available, maybe downloaded in pdf format. The password will be emailed to participants prior to the activity.

Friday, October 26, 2018

  • 7:30 a.m.

    Registration and Breakfast

  • 8 a.m.

    Welcome and Introduction

  • 8:15 a.m.

    Pelvic Fractures

  • 8:45 a.m.

    IR Embolization

  • 9:15 a.m.

    Facial Trauma

  • 9:45 a.m.

    Military Lessons Learned

    Don Jenkins, MD

  • 10:45 a.m.


  • 11 a.m.

    Disaster Management

    Angela Gentry, BSN, RN

  • 11:30 a.m.

    Damage Control for EMS

  • 12:30 p.m.


  • 1:30 p.m.

    Debate: Chest Tube vs. Needle Decompression

    Trevor Tumlinson, MD
    Chad Hall, MD

  • 2 p.m.

    Snake Bites

    Donald LaSeur, MD

  • 2:30 p.m.


    Scott Wieters, MD

  • 3 p.m.


  • 3:15 p.m.

    Burn Care

  • 3:45 p.m.

    Traumatic Brain Injury

  • 4:15 p.m.

    Wrap-up and Evaluations

Accreditation and Affiliations


The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Baylor Scott & White Health System is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation


The conference is held at the Frank W. Mayborn Civic & Convention Center along I-35 in Central Texas.

10th Main Hall
3303 N. 3rd St.
Temple, TX 76501



Non-BSWH Employees


BSWH Employees


Cancellation and Refund Policy

We request that all conference attendees pre-register to assure the availability of all conference materials. No refunds will be provided for cancellations received after September 26, 2018. Refunds will be provided to registrants who cancel their registration in writing up to September 26, 2018.

The conference organizers will not be responsible for reimbursement of airline fees and other accommodation expenses. Walk-in registrations are accepted, but we cannot guarantee seating or conference materials the day of the conference.

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