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2014-01-27 23:28:32

For most motorists, road closures and icy bridges are an inconvenience; but for police, fire and EMS agencies, they are a major challenge. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 For most motorists, road closures and icy bridges are an inconvenience; but for police, fire and EMS agencies, they are a major challenge. When icy weather was predicted for Acadian Ambulance’s service areas, the company immediately began implementing its emergency plan. Having served Louisiana residents for...

2014-01-24 23:01:37

Superheroes are defined as fictional characters possessing extraordinary or superhuman powers – but don’t tell that to 59-year-old cardiac arrest survivor Keith Myers. (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Superheroes are defined as fictional characters possessing extraordinary or superhuman powers – but don’t tell that to 59-year-old cardiac arrest survivor Keith Myers. At a reunion held Jan. 21 in Jennings, La., with representatives of Acadian Ambulance, Jennings Fire Department, American...

2014-01-23 23:00:41

The Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation honored the Acadian Companies at their fourth annual Honoring Upper Lafayette Success Stories luncheon yesterday. The award was accepted by Richard Zuschlag, Acadian CEO and chairman. (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation honored the Acadian Companies at their fourth annual Honoring Upper Lafayette Success Stories luncheon yesterday. The award was accepted by Richard Zuschlag, Acadian CEO and...

2014-01-14 23:02:20

The Louisiana State Police surprised Acadian Ambulance and Air Med with their elite Distinguished Service Award. The award is bestowed upon entities that are friends and comrades of the LSP and go above and beyond in serving their communities. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The Louisiana State Police have awarded Acadian Ambulance and Air Med with their elite Distinguished Service Award. The award is bestowed upon entities that are friends and comrades of the LSP and go above and beyond in...

2014-01-08 23:01:54

Acadian Ambulance has been able to avoid the paramedic shortage thanks to their partnership with the National EMS Academy. (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Many emergency medical agencies throughout the United States are facing critical shortages of qualified paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Acadian Ambulance, the largest privately owned ambulance company in the nation, has been able to avoid the shortfall. “Even though we have been fortunate to remain fully staffed during...

2014-01-07 23:02:09

Safety Management Systems is offering OPITO training beginning on Jan. 8. (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Safety Management Systems (SMS) has expanded its course selection to include globally-recognized Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization (OPITO) training. Classes begin Jan. 8. OPITO, an industry-owned organization that sets standards for international oil & gas training, approved SMS as a provider after a rigorous process to assure the quality and content of SMS’ offshore...

2013-12-23 23:01:36

In 2003, Cody Richard of Carencro was in a coma for more than 90 days after a single-vehicle accident nearly ended his life. Ten years later, he was able to reunite with the Acadian medics who helped save him. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 In 2003, Cody Richard of Carencro was in a coma for more than 90 days after a single-vehicle accident nearly ended his life. Ten years later, he was able to reunite with the Acadian medics who helped save him. "I was on the way...

2013-12-05 23:20:28

Ten members of the National EMS Academy were recognized by the Board of Directors of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for achieving 20 consecutive years as nationally registered EMTs. Lafayette, La. (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Ten members of the National EMS Academy were recognized by the Board of Directors of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for achieving 20 consecutive years as nationally registered EMTs. This honor, which is...

2013-11-20 23:01:23

An Acadian Ambulance medic received a Purple Heart medal last week at a ceremony at the Louisiana National Guard’s Camp Beauregard in Pineville. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 An Acadian Ambulance medic received a Purple Heart medal last week at a ceremony at the Louisiana National Guard’s Camp Beauregard in Pineville. Spc. Williams Hernandez is an EMT-Basic in Gretna, La., for Acadian’s Orleans operations and has been with the Louisiana Army National Guard since 2010. He says he decided...

2013-11-12 23:01:25

Youngsville native Amanda Quibodeaux teamed up with Acadian Ambulance to save her grandmother's life. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Youngsville native Amanda Quibodeaux teamed up with Acadian Ambulance to save her grandmother's life. On Sept. 9, Hazel Mouton was driving with her granddaughter to an annual doctor's appointment when she suddenly felt weak. Mouton pulled over to the side of the road and asked Amanda to call 911 before becoming unresponsive. Amanda, who was diagnosed...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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