submit the assessment as an academic essay (1200 words) based on learning from the set readings and reliable additional sources. You will be provided with four (4) designated extracts taken from set weekly chapter readings in the essential texts for this Unit. These extracts and additional sources must be referenced using correct APA style both in-text in the essay and the reference list.
In addition to the four (4) designated extracts you will need to paraphrase, summarise and reference in your essay, you must also paraphrase, summarise and reference two (2) relevant, reliable and current academic sources in your essay, one (1) of the additional sources must be a nursing journal article, andone (1) must be from a reputable nursing Website source or report (e.g. the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) codes and guidelines).
Students will write an appropriately structured Professional Communication Essay that includes the following:
• Explain why it is important for the nurse to use effective verbal and non-verbal communication in the delivery of patient centred care.
• Identify ways nurses use communication to provide culturally competent and effective education to promote patient health literacy and learning.
• Discuss how the use of thoughtful practice in nursing can support effective communication in providing patient centred care.