Janice A. Sarasnick, PhD, MSN, RN, CHSE, CHSOS
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Clinical (Nursing)
412-397-5299 phone (M)
412-397-3277 fax
Scaife Hall 178

Educational Background

  • RN to BSN of Science in Nursing, Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, 2001
  • Master of Science in Nursing, MSN Nursing in Education Track, Robert Morris University, 2009
  • RN Licensure, Diploma, Shadyside School of Nursing, 1996

Professional Background

  • Registered Nurse since 1996. Specialties include pediatrics, emergency nursing, and critical care. Simulation Coordinator at Robert Morris University. Utilizing high-fidelity mannequins and incorporating simulation across the nursing curriculum, in the community, and throughout the health sciences.

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Utilizing technology for educating.


  • 2010 - STRIVE for success. Podium presentation for INACSL Conference. Discussed the use of a STRIVE model to create a successful simulation center.
  • 2011 - Frontierland - Poster Presentation for INACSL. Discussed the use of literature to support simulation activities.
  • 2012 - Blazing New Trails. Hour long podium presentation for INACSL Conference. Details include utilizing technology to enrich classroom content.