Sara Manning is an assistant professor of nursing and the coordinator of clinical simulation education at Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, N.Y., where she has designed and developed the simulation program. She holds a degree in sociology from Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wis., a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a master’s degree in nursing education from Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, N.Y. She has presented her peer-reviewed work in simulation at local, state, and national events.
Sara organized the Simulation Educators of Western New York (SEWNY), a regional collaborative that sponsors education conferences and networking activities to enhance the use of best educational practices in simulation.
Her research focus is authentic nursing simulation, analyzing methods to effectively foster the development of vital caring attitudes and values to promote nursing care that is person and family centered.
She is a member of International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation Learning (INACSL), the National League for Nursing (NLN), the International Association for Human Caring (IAHC), the New York State Learning Resource Group (NYS LRG), Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honor Society and SEWNY.