Nursing Student Receives Arthur L. Davis Publishing Scholarship

December 7, 2015

Roseman nursing student, Amalia Edelman, is the recipient of the 2015 Arthur L. Davis Publishing Scholarship for her exceptional writing skills shown in her submission titled “Que mas?” (What Else?): Culture and Communication in Nursing.

The scholarship is for $1,000 and her submission will be published in the Nevada Nurses Association’s (NNA) next newsletter, RNFormation.

Edelman was judged by the RNFormation Editorial Board based on the following criteria:

  • Scope and choice of question
  • Use of concepts to address question
  • Appropriate details
  • Statement of problem or question with background
  • Overall organization
  • Level of content
  • Development
  • Grammar and mechanics
  • Style
  • Format

Students were given extra points if they were members of the NNA or the Student Nurses Association.

Thanks to Arthur L. Davis Publishing Company, the Nevada Nurses Foundation and NNA RNFormation Editorial Board are able to utilize this scholarship to encourage nursing students with writing ability. The Nevada Nurses Foundation and NNA recognize the importance of the printed word and the nurse writers who inform us, motivate us, inspire us, and help to define who we are and what we do to the community around us.

Read Edelman’s article below.

“Que mas?” (What Else?): Culture and Communication in Nursing

For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be involved in caring for underserved populations. Over the summer, I was finally given that opportunity as a nursing student. For one week, I went on a medical mission to Guatemala with my nursing class. Spending time at the clinic each day and assisting in delivering health care to people who otherwise rarely receive it was an experience I will never forget. Every day, we opened the clinic to hundreds of people who would sit for up to 10 hours just to see a doctor and get a small prescription….Read More