The emergency department at CCMC is designated a Level IV Trauma Center by the Texas Department of State Health Services.  The department is staffed 24-hours-a-day by room is open 24/7 by highly-qualified medical providers, nurses and support staff.

The vast majority of the nursing staff at CCMC maintains advanced certifications:  89% of registered nurses have Trauma Nurse Core Certification; 98% of the RNs and LVNs have been certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support; and 90% also hold Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification.