North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council

North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council The Mission of the North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council is to promote and coordinate a system of quality trauma, acute, and emergency healthcare and preparedness in North Central Texas.
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The North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council is an organization designed to facilitate the development, implementation, and operation of a comprehensive trauma care system based on accepted standards of care to decrease morbidity and mortality. The Trauma Service Area for the NCTTRAC is comprised of the following counties: Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Fannin, Grayson, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, Tarrant, and Wise.

Mission: The Mission of the North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council is to promote and coordinate a system of quality trauma, acute, and emergency healthcare and preparedness in North Central Texas.

In observance of Independence Day, NCTTRAC offices and warehouse will be closed Friday, July 3, 2020.We will resume norm...
07/02/2020

In observance of Independence Day, NCTTRAC offices and warehouse will be closed Friday, July 3, 2020.

We will resume normal business hours on Monday, July 6, 2020.

Wishing you all a safe and happy 4th of July celebration!

The Texas Dept of State Health Services will host two separate webinars on June 23rd to discuss Trauma and Stroke Rule R...
06/09/2020
Draft Rules

The Texas Dept of State Health Services will host two separate webinars on June 23rd to discuss Trauma and Stroke Rule Revisions. Click the link below for more details or to register for these events.

https://bit.ly/3fkcgXp

Trauma Service Areas Rule Stakeholder Webinar:Date: June 23, 2020Time: 11:00 AM CDTRegister:Review of TAC §157.122 Trauma Service Areas Rule Revision Resource Document:https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/890786428407675367After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing inf...

Join us as we honor our Fallen Heroes by remembering those who ‘gave us our tomorrows by giving up their todays.’
05/25/2020

Join us as we honor our Fallen Heroes by remembering those who ‘gave us our tomorrows by giving up their todays.’

Thank you EMS Providers for all that you do!  #EMSStrong #EMSWeek
05/18/2020

Thank you EMS Providers for all that you do! #EMSStrong #EMSWeek

NCTTRAC would like to say THANK YOU to all of our Hospitals in the North Central Texas region.  #HeroesDontWearCapes #Ho...
05/11/2020

NCTTRAC would like to say THANK YOU to all of our Hospitals in the North Central Texas region.
#HeroesDontWearCapes #HospitalWeek #HealthcareHeroes

05/06/2020
04/10/2020
www.dshs.texas.gov

EMS providers and personnel:
Due to the current COVID-19 state of disaster in Texas, the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) requested and the Office of the Governor granted EMS waivers and extensions.

EMS/Trauma Systems - Designated Facilities:
Due to the suspensions of onsite reviews affecting all designation programs, facilities may request an extension to their designation expiration date.
View complete details by clicking the link below.

https://www.dshs.texas.gov/emstraumasystems/

03/25/2020
03/16/2020

The NCTTRAC General Membership meeting, previously scheduled for March 24th, is cancelled.

02/04/2020

All NCTTRAC Committee meetings scheduled for Wednesday, February 5th are cancelled.

“The time is always right to do what is right.”Martin Luther King, Jr. #MLKDay2020
01/20/2020

“The time is always right to do what is right.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.
#MLKDay2020

MERC in Action!
01/16/2020

MERC in Action!

Our Mobile Emergency Radio Communications unit was deployed today to assist Baylor Plano hospital when their communications were lost.

01/03/2020

It has been brought to the attention of NCTTRAC staff, by Carter BloodCare, of a potential shortage of blood supply in the North Central Texas Area. Please consider donating blood to keep our regional supply in abundance!

Register to attend the 2-day AAAM Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS08) Course to be held on January 23rd and 24th. Only a fe...
01/03/2020
AAAM Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS08) Course

Register to attend the 2-day AAAM Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS08) Course to be held on January 23rd and 24th. Only a few spots are left and ticket sales end soon! Discounts are available for NCTTRAC Members. Click the link below for more details!

https://bit.ly/2rPD1zu

NCTTRAC Members receive a discount when the Promo Code is applied at registration! Contact Melissa Christon: [email protected] for code

12/24/2019
Wishing all of our Members, partners, and elected officials a HAPPY and SAFE Holiday Season from your NCTTRAC Team!NCTTR...
12/16/2019
Newsletters/Reports | NCTTRAC

Wishing all of our Members, partners, and elected officials a HAPPY and SAFE Holiday Season from your NCTTRAC Team!
NCTTRAC Offices will be closed on the following dates:

Tuesday, December 24th
Wednesday, December 25th
Thursday, December 26th
Wednesday, January 1st

Click the link below to view the 2018-2019 NCTTRAC Annual Report! Hard copies will be printed and available soon.
https://ncttrac.org/members-area/newsletters-reports/

NEWS/ANNUAL REPORTS Newsletters 4 files 2018 Winter OnTRAC Newsletter 2018 Summer OnTRAC Newsletter 2018 Spring OnTRAC Newsletter 2018 Fall OnTRAC Newsletter Documents 5 files 2016 - 2017 Annual Report 2015 - 2016 NCTTRAC Annual Report 2014-2015 NCTTRAC Annual Report Final 2013 - 2014 NCTTRAC Annual...

#STB #NCTTRAC
12/11/2019

#STB #NCTTRAC

MedStar Implements Field Deployable Stop the Bleed Kits
Can be Distributed to Lay Persons When Disaster Strikes

December 6, 2019 - Fort Worth, TX – Stop the Bleed kits save lives when disaster strikes. But, how do you know when and where you’ll need the kits?

MedStar has developed an answer to that question by assembling six specialized duffel bags, each containing 40 Stop the Bleed kits that can be deployed to bystanders in the field to help them treat trauma victims.

The kits have been placed in all MedStar supervisor response vehicles, with additional kits available to be used during mass gatherings such as the Main Street Arts Festival, Mayfest and events at Texas Motor Speedway.

“When we respond to a large scale incident, we now have the ability to open up the bag on scene and disperse the STB kits to bystanders as needed. This is a tool that has the potential to save lives during disasters or events like an active shooter situation” explains Michael Potts, MedStar’s manager of special events and safety, who developed and implemented the kits.

MedStar recommends that Stop the Bleed kits be available everywhere, just like fire extinguishers and Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). Having these field-deployable duffel bags as an added resource will be exceptionally valuable when the unthinkable happens!

The kits were funded through a $10,000 grant from the North Texas Regional Trauma Advisory Council (NCTTRAC).

MedStar offers free Stop the Bleed classes, which includes training in the use of the items in Stop the Bleed Kits.

To schedule a class, contact MedStar at [email protected]

Below are pictures of the duffel and the STB kits.

HEARTSafe Community
12/06/2019

HEARTSafe Community

Mesquite, TX designated as a HEARTSafe Community by the North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council.
Congratulations!
NCTTRAC states this recognition requires a “multidisciplinary team approach to review and complete the components of the Heart Safe Community Program. Communities that successfully complete the application process are eligible to display the NCTTRAC Heart Safe Community street signs throughout their communities.”
Source:
https://starlocalmedia.com/mesquitenews/news/mesquite-named-heart-safe-community/article_69fa4e24-162c-11ea-b70f-e376448be85d.html

12/03/2019

Make plans to attend!
“Super Wednesday” starts at 9:00am tomorrow at NCTTRAC offices.
9:00am – Cardiac Committee
10:00am – Stroke Committee
11:00am – EMS Committee
12:00pm – ED Operations Committee
1:00pm – Pediatric Committee
2:00pm – Trauma Committee

Register today! Crisis Applications Training for EMResource & WebEOC on Wednesday, December 11th. Regardless if you are ...
12/02/2019
Crisis Applications Training for EMResource & WebEOC (December 2019)

Register today! Crisis Applications Training for EMResource & WebEOC on Wednesday, December 11th.
Regardless if you are a new user or just needing a refresher, this training will provide you with all you need to know from normal day-to-day use to full MCI events.
Click the link below to register today!
https://bit.ly/2Dz9PiC

This training will include segments covering EMResource and WebEOC. EMResource is a day-to-day crisis application. Regionally, it’s used for daily status and comments (status of services or units) for hospitals, EMS, and air medical assets. EMResource is also currently used for important regional ...

NCTTRAC would like to wish everyone a very happy and safe Thanksgiving Holiday! In observance of the Thanksgiving Day Ho...
11/27/2019

NCTTRAC would like to wish everyone a very happy and safe Thanksgiving Holiday!

In observance of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday, NCTTRAC offices will be closed:

Wednesday, November 27th (12:00pm – 5:00pm)
Thursday, November 28th (8:00am – 5:00pm)
Friday, November 29th (8:00am – 5:00pm)

We will resume normal business hours on Monday, December 2nd.

Feel free to call the main phone number and leave a message for any of our staff at 817-608-0390.

As always, our Emergency Medical Coordination Center (EMCC) emergency line will remain active and can be reached at 817-607-7020.

The 2019 EMS Conference Exhibitors Hall opens at 12:00 pm today. Make sure to stop by the NCTTRAC booth (#643)!
11/24/2019

The 2019 EMS Conference Exhibitors Hall opens at 12:00 pm today. Make sure to stop by the NCTTRAC booth (#643)!

11/23/2019

The 2019 Texas EMS Conference Exhibitors Hall opens tomorrow at 12:00pm. Be sure to stop by the the NCTTRAC booth!

Join us as we say THANK YOU to all the brave men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces. Thank you for y...
11/11/2019

Join us as we say THANK YOU to all the brave men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

10/28/2019

Today is National First Responders Day! Join us as we recognize all the brave and heroic men and women who jump into action when disaster strikes! Thank you ALL for what you do!

09/30/2019
Texas Health Hospital Rockwall

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall

What's the RAC? The North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council is a non-profit organization that helps implement trauma programs across the region. We are proud to be a member of The RAC's Zone 5 for Rockwall,Collin and Hunt Counties and a part of the initiative to Stop the Bleed.
Check out this video to learn more about the importance of this program and let us know if you or your organization wants to learn more. https://youtu.be/9wiGCjjSHFQ

08/28/2019

Save the Date!
The next NCTTRAC General Membership Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 19, 2019.

08/16/2019
EMS Education Initiatives

Public comments on the first draft of the National EMS Education Standards are open until September 20th. Click the link below for more information.
https://www.ems.gov/education.html

Emergency medical services education, EMS education standards and National Standard Curriculum first responder information.

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