LERN’s vision and mission statements reflect the intent of our enabling legislation and the Board’s commitment to building a comprehensive statewide trauma system that meets national model standards and requirements established by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS COT).
To build and oversee a comprehensive trauma system
for the State of Louisiana
To defend the public health, safety,
and welfare by protecting the people of the state of
Louisiana from unnecessary deaths and morbidity
due to trauma and time-sensitive illness.