North Dakota Trauma System

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The North Dakota State Trauma System provides injured patients access to a network of trained trauma care providers and appropriately equipped trauma centers.

 

Contact Us

Health Resources and Response Section
Division of Emergency Medical Systems
701-328-1026 (o)
701-328-0357 (f)

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State Trauma System Statute and Rule

North Dakota Century Code (N.D.C.C.):

North Dakota Administrative Code (N.D.A.C.):

State Trauma Committee

Trauma Committee Bylaws

Trauma Committee Members

Trauma Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes

North Dakota Secretary of State Public Meeting Notices

State Trauma Committee Meeting Dates

  • Wednesday, January 19, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 16, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 20, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • This will be a face-to-face meeting as well as the virtual option listed below.
    • 1720 Burlington Dr - Ste A; Room 104
  • Wednesday, September 21, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 State Trauma Committee meetings are currently conducted virtually:

Regional Trauma Committees

Regional Trauma Committees and Meeting Dates:

     Southwest (SW) Region Trauma Committee

  • SW Chairperson
    • Dr. Viney; Sanford Health – Bismarck, North Dakota
  • Meeting Dates
    • January 12, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • April 13, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • July 13, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • October 12, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

     Northwest (NW) Region Trauma Committee

  • NW Chairperson
    • Dr. Sather; Trinity Health – Minot, North Dakota
  • Meeting Dates
    • January 13, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • April 14, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • July 14, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • October 13, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

     Northeast (NE) / Southeast (SE) Region Trauma Committee

  • NE Chairperson
    • Dr. Szlabick; Altru Health System – Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • SE Chairperson
    • Dr. Richardson; Essentia Health - Fargo, North Dakota
  • Meeting Dates
    • January 18, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • April 19, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • July 19, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • October 18, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Regional Trauma Committee meetings are currently conducted virtually:

Mary Waldo, RN, MSN, TCRN, CEN, CPEN, CCEMT-P
State Trauma System Coordinator
Health Resources and Response Section
Division of Emergency Medical Systems
701-328-1026 (o)
701-328-0357 (f)
mwaldo@nd.gov    

Hospital Designation

The North Dakota Department of Health Division of EMS State Trauma System works in conjunction with stakeholders to reach designation status and improve the trauma system statewide.

North Dakota Century Code 23-01.2-03 states, “Effective January 1, 2011, a hospital that offers emergency services to the public shall meet trauma center designation standards and participate in the trauma system.”

Application Process/Information:

Mary Waldo, RN, MSN, TCRN, CEN, CPEN, CCEMT-P
State Trauma System Coordinator
Health Resources and Response Section
Division of Emergency Medical Systems
701-328-1026 (o)
701-328-0357 (f)
mwaldo@nd.gov    

State Trauma System Resources
  • North Dakota Trauma Data Report (coming soon)

Mary Waldo, RN, MSN, TCRN, CEN, CPEN, CCEMT-P
State Trauma System Coordinator
Health Resources and Response Section
Division of Emergency Medical Systems
701-328-1026 (o)
701-328-0357 (f)
mwaldo@nd.gov    

State Trauma System Education

Pediatric Trauma Ed

  • May 24, 2022
  • 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM CST
  • Virtual Education
  • Pre-registration required
    • Sanford Employees click HERE.
    • General Registration click HERE.
  • Informational flyer HERE.

Heartland EMS for Children Coalition (HECC) Virtual Pediatric Symposium: Provider Resilience

  • May 25, 2022
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM CST
  • Virtual Education
  • Register HERE!
  • Informational flyer with registration HERE.
    • Please note that there is a new process for obtaining credit and be certain to follow instruction after registering for the webinar. Instructions for creating a continuing education account located HERE

23rd Annual Statewide Trauma Conference

  • September 28 - 29, 2022
  • Holiday Inn; Fargo ND
  • More information available soon! (www.ndtrauma.com)
  • Save The Date flyer HERE.

 

2021 Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) and Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Scheduled Dates

Trauma Presentations

 

Mary Waldo, RN, MSN, TCRN, CEN, CPEN, CCEMT-P
State Trauma System Coordinator
Health Resources and Response Section
Division of Emergency Medical Systems
701-328-1026 (o)
701-328-0357 (f)
mwaldo@nd.gov    

Trauma System Grants

Site Surveyors

 

Mary Waldo, RN, MSN, TCRN, CEN, CPEN, CCEMT-P
State Trauma System Coordinator
Health Resources and Response Section
Division of Emergency Medical Systems
701-328-1026 (o)
701-328-0357 (f)
mwaldo@nd.gov