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Sandra Jean Kilde

Sandra Jean Kilde, American nurse anesthetist, educator. Registered Nurse, Wisconsin, Minnesota.


  • Kilde, Sandra Jean was born on June 25, 1938 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Harry Milan and Beverly June (Johnson) Kilde.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Luther Hospital School Nursing, Eau Claire, 1959. Bachelor, Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, 1976. Master of Arts, University St. Thomas, 1981.

      Doctor of Education, Nova Southeastern University, 1987.


    • Operating room nurse Luther Hospital, Eau Claire, 1959-1961, head nurse operating room, 1961-1963. Supervisor operating room Midway Hospital, St. Paul, 1963-1966. Staff anesthetist North Memorial Medical Center, Robbinsdale, 1967-1968, St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Paul, 1992-1999, R.C. Shefland Anesthesia, Ltd., Bemidji, 2003—2006, St. Luke's Hospital, Duluth, 2005—2008.

      Program director Minneapolis School Anesthesia, St. Louis Park, Minnesota, 1968-1996. Adjunct associate professor St. Mary's University, Winona, Minnesota, 1982-1996, adjunct professor, 1996-2004, program director Masters Degree Program, 1984-1996. Nurse anesthesia consultant, 1996—2004.

      Educational consultant chairman reviewer Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, Park Ridge, Illinois, 1983-1992, 99-2005, elected to council, 1992-1999, vice chairman, 1994-1997, chairman, 1997-1999. Corporation member Aitkin Community Hospital, Inc. dba Riverwood HealthCare Center, since 2001, board directors, since 2002. Presenter in field.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Wisconsin, Minnesota.


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Choir director Grace Lutheran Church, McGregor, Minnesota, since 1988, member church council, 1992—1997, 1998—2001, president church council, 1992—1997, 1998—2001. Member American Association Nurse Anesthetists (president 1981-1982, president, board directors Education and Research Foundation, 1981-1983, certified professional excellence 1976, Program Director of Year award 1992, Helen Lamb Outstanding Educator award 2005), Minnesota Association Nurse Anesthetists (president 1975-1976, Agatha Hodgins Practictioner award, 2005).



    Gardening, fishing, photography, choir directing, playing guitar and piano.


    • father: Harry Milan Kilde
    • mother: Beverly June (Johnson) Kilde
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