Koplovsky earns scholarship to become certified paramedic

Aiden Koplovsky of Duxbury, Massachusetts, an advanced EMT with County Ambulance of Ellsworth, Maine and University Volunteer Ambulance Corps at the University of Maine, has been awarded a ZOLL EMT Scholarship to become a certified paramedic.

The UMaine zoology pre-med major is one of 11 recipients selected nationwide.

Aiden Koplovsky
Aiden Koplovsky

“Mr. Koplovsky has demonstrated his devotion and enthusiasm for the field of emergency medicine. This scholarship will support him as he advances his lifesaving skills and becomes a certified paramedic,” said A. Ernest Whiton, president of ZOLL Resuscitation.

Koplovsky has been a volunteer with UVAC for several years, earning a Rookie of the Year award and later serving as the student chief of service. He contributed to the article, “Interprofessional Mass Casualty Incident Simulation Design Protocol to Prepare Prelicensure Nursing Students to Respond to a Disaster,” published in February 2017 in the journal Nurse Educator.

ZOLL Medical Corp. develops and markets medical devices and software solutions to help advance emergency care and save lives, while increasing clinical and operational efficiencies.