Rocky Mountain Rural Trauma Symposium

September 21-22, 2023

Thursday:  8:00am – 4:45pm with evening networking social.
Friday:  8:00am – 3:15pm

Billings Hotel & Convention Center, Billings, MT

The annual Rocky Mountain Rural Trauma Symposium is Montana's leading trauma education symposium for physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses, and emergency medical service personnel working in the RURAL environment. This symposium focuses on the entire trauma system continuum with breakout sessions for both EMS and Hospital staff. Whether you work in the prehospital setting, emergency department, intensive care unit, or operating room in a small critical access hospital or one of the larger regional centers, this symposium offers something for everyone.

Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities

RTAC Scholarships are available. Please contact the representative for your region below for requests and availability.

Western Region – Kandace Natz
Central Region – Lauri Jackson
Eastern Region – Lanny Orr


Full Conference $125
Single Day $75


Available for purchase when registering.

   Pint Glass $6                   Beanie $15 (available in navy or gray) 

     RMRTS Pint Glass                     RMRTS Beanie

        T-Shirts  $15 S-XL, $17 XXL, $18 3XL
T-shirt Blue  T-Shirt Brown

MT Emergency Care Systems - 2023 Trauma Award Nomination

Excellence in Trauma Care – This award honors a Trauma Provider who is/has been exemplary in his or her quality of patient care and/or dedication to his/her community. This is a person who has consistently exhibited dedication to the trauma system through excellent patient care and a commitment to trauma education, injury prevention, or community awareness.

This may be a past or present trauma nurse or provider, Trauma Coordinator, Trauma Medical Director, Trauma Registrar, or Injury Prevention Coordinator.  Two awards will be presented.

MT Emergency Care Systems - 2023 Trauma Award Nomination Form

RMRTS Blood Drive

The 2023 Symposium will be hosting a blood drive on Thursday and Friday of the conference.

Last year RMRTS collected 29 units with 13 first-time donors!

Thursday – Red Cross will be located in the Madison room of the convention center. Red Cross information is coming soon!

Friday – The Vitalant bus will be available for donations. Make an appointment on the Vitalant website.!  Or scan the QR code below. Printable Flyer

Valient Blood Drive

Valient Blood Drive QR code

Provided By

Montana DPHHS EMS & Trauma Systems and the Eastern Regional Trauma Advisory Committee (ERTAC) planning committee.

Dept of Health & Human Services Logo  MT DPHHS EMS and Trauma Systems Program Logo