Lee Anne Kifer
Teaching Associate Professor 509-324-7280 SNRS 414A 412 E. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane, WA 99202-2131

Lee Anne’s CV

Lee Anne Kifer is a Senior Instructor and has been a J2 Lead Faculty at Washington State University 2007-2017, J2 Level Lead 2018 to present. She has taught at Gonzaga University and is currently Adjunct Faculty at Spokane Community College. Her teaching experience includes Health Assessment, Pathophysiology & Advanced Pathophysiology, Medical-Surgical Nursing Didactic and Clinical, Senior Practicum Didactic and Simulation as well as Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Her clinical expertise includes critical care and emergency services in adults and pediatric patients. As a critical care clinical nurse specialist, she provided continuing education to critical care and emergency nurses as well as developed and taught residency programs. Lee Anne is very involved in providing Life Support classes including Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) to the community, particularly the rural communities and tri-county area in which she lives.


  • Masters of Science in Nursing, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
  • Diploma in Nursing, Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing, Spokane, WA

Critical Care & Emergency Services in adults and Pediatrics.


  • Washington State Emergency Nurses Association, 9/2016 – present
  • Emergency Nurses Association 9/2016 – present
  • American Heart Association, Regional Faculty for Northwest Region 6/1999-6/2014.
  • INHS Health Training Network, Instructor/Training Center Faculty 6/1999 – present
  • Inland Empire Association of Critical Care Nurses 1996 – present
  • Nightengale Honor Society 4/1990 – present
  • Sigma Theta Tau Delta Chi Chapter 4/1990 – present
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses 1976 – present


  • Critical Care RN Certification (CCRN) Thirty-Five Year Award 2018.  Fewer than 400 nurses in the United States with critical care certification for 35 years
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing

Lead Selection, Lead Placement, and ECG Recognition and Interpretation by Critical Care Nurses for Detection of Re-occlusion And Reperfusion Dysrhythmias Following Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty and Thrombolytic Therapy. Author. University Press. 1992.

Congestive Heart Failure: A Patient Information Booklet. Author. Deaconess Medical Center. 1989.

Updated 3/7/19