The primary mission of the Rio Grande Valley Trauma Regional Advisory Council is to address trauma system development and assist member organizations in attaining trauma designation or re-designation.
In doing so the Rio Grande Valley Trauma Regional Advisory Council will:
- Encourage multi-community participation in providing trauma care. Ensuring the most efficient, consistent, and expeditious care or each individual who experiences an acute injury.
- Enhance assessment, triage and communication between pre-hospital providers and hospitals to facilitate treatment and transportation of patients to the most appropriate trauma facility.
- Attain funding resources for medical and public trauma education and awareness.