Kiira Tietjen
Instructor 509-324-7351 SNRS 314A PO BOX 1495

Kiira is a WSU grad and a Spokane native. She spent 5 years working as an RN at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene before moving back to Spokane and starting as a psychiatric nurse practitioner with Rockwood Clinic. She enjoyed her education at WSU and feels it is important to give back to new nurses.


  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Psychiatric Nursing. Rush University, Chicago IL.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Washington State University College of Nursing
  • Bachelors of Psychology, Washington State University


Child/adolescent psychiatry; multiple sclerosis


  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA). International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Nurses (IOMSN).


Tietjen, K., Wilson, M., Amiri, S., Dietz, J. “Online Depressive Symptom Self-Management: Comparing Program Outcomes for Adults With Multiple Sclerosis Versus Those With Other Chronic Diseases.” Journal of Neuroscience Nursing: February 2018, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 13-21.

Tietjen, K., Breitenstein, S. “A Nurse-Led Telehealth Program to Improve Emotional Health in Individuals With Multiple Sclerosis”. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing: March 2017, Vol. 55, No. 3, pp. 31-37.

updated 2/5/18