Serving Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, San Saba, Travis and Williamson Counties



The CATRAC Mission Statement:
The mission of the Capital Area Trauma Regional Advisory Council is to facilitate coordination amongst trauma and emergency healthcare providers within TSA-O to ensure the most efficient, consistent, and expedient care of each patient, by developing and maintaining integrated quality processes in patient care, transportation, education, and prevention.



September Is National Preparedness Month


Resources available from: Ready.gov and American Public Health Association


Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that's triggered by a terrifying event either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event. [Source: Mayo Clinic]



Trauma Provider Post Traumatic Stress Survey






Important CATRAC Dates/Meetings:

September 2, 2015 1:00pm-2:00pm: SMART Triage Day Workgroup

September 7, 2015: CATRAC Offices Closed for Labor Day

September 11, 2015 9:00am-10:30am: Regional Preparedness & Response Committee
September 11, 2015 9:00am-10:30am: Public Health Preparedness & Response Committee
September 11, 2015 10:40am-12:00pm: Capital Area Public Health & Medical Preparedness Coalition

September 15, 2015 9:00am-10:00am: Education Committee
September 15, 2015 10:00am-11:00am: Performance Improvement-Trauma Committee @DCMC

September 16, 2015 1:00pm-2:00pm: SMART Triage Day Workgroup
September 16, 2015 1:00pm-3:00pm: Stroke Committee Subgroups

September 23, 10:00am-11:00am: CAPHMPC CATRAC Exercise Committee

September 24, 2015 10:00am-11:30am: Pre-hospital Committee
September 24, 2015 12:00pm-2:00pm: CATRAC Executive Board

September 30, 2015 1:00pm-2:00pm: SMART Triage Day Workgroup

2015 CATRAC Executive Board & General Membership Meeting Calendar


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Ebola Updates


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Upcoming CONFERENCES, EVENTS and TRAINING:
September 23-24, 2015: Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Combined Provider @ St. David's South Austin MC, Austin, TX
October 5, 2015: EMT-Basic Class @ Genesis High School, Bastrop, TX
October 10-11, 2015, TNCC 7th Edition @ Lakeway Regional Medical Center, Lakeway, TX
November 7, 2015-May 11, 2016: EMT-Basic Class @ Burnet Fire Department, Burnet, TX

Please see our Classes, Conferences & Seminars page for agendas and registration information unless linked otherwise.


DSHS TX EMS Conference 2011 Outstanding RAC Award Winner: CATRAC


2012 Injury Prevention Award Winner: Fayette County EMS