On episode 337 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews nurse poet Susan J. Farese regarding her original book of poetry, “Poetic Expressions in Nursing…Sharing the Caring“, and how poetry and nursing are a natural and inspiring combination.

Susan J. (Felice) Farese, MSN, RN, a native of New Jersey, is owner and president of SJF Communications in San Diego, CA. Ms. Farese has diverse experience in health care communications, including military and civilian nursing practice, management, education and training, research, and consulting. SJF Communications provides public relations, marketing, social media, websites, writing, filmmaking, mentoring, and photography. Her clients include theatres, musicians, filmmakers, authors, and businesses. She teaches “Capturing Your Creativity with Haiku” workshops.

Susan is the author of the book “Poetic Expressions in Nursing…Sharing the Caring” (1993 and 2021) and has written poetry and articles on a variety of topics. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA, American Legion Post 43, Veterans in Media & Entertainment, San Diego Writers Ink, and the San Diego Press Club.

An interview with Susan regarding her book: 

An interview with Susan about her work in PR: 

Connect with Susan J. Farese: 


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Nurse KeithIn case you didn’t already know, Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, award-winning nurse blogger, writer, podcaster, keynote and motivational speaker, and popular career columnist. With two decades of nursing experience, Keith deeply understands the issues faced by 21st-century nurses. From 2012 until its sunset in 2017, Keith co-hosted RNFMRadio, a groundbreaking nursing podcast. Keith’s message of savvy career management and professional satisfaction reaches tens of thousands of nurses worldwide. Keith can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram—as well as at NurseKeith.com.
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