Saint Louis University

Cynthia S. Rubbelke

MEd, MSN(R), RN, e-Technology Coordinator

 Saint Louis University
 School of Nursing

 Office: (314) 977-2050
 Fax: (314) 977-8817



Teaching: Cynthia Rubbelke joined the Saint Louis University School of Nursing faculty in August 1988. She was a clinical instructor for ABSN Nursing of Children clinicals at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital for 9 years. She has also taught health assessment labs and nursing skills labs. For the past 6 years she has worked in the Clinical Simulation and Clarke Skills Lab. Effective July 1, 2014 she became the e-Technology Coordinator for the School of Nursing.

Practice: Her practice experience has been predominantly with children. She worked in pediatric emergency and critical care. She also has experience in outpatient ophthalmic surgery.

Research and Scholarly Activity: Cynthia's interests deal with technology in education. She is interested in simulation technology and how to use the technology to create simulated clinical situations. She is also interested in how technology can be used in online and face to face courses to create meaningful learning experiences for students. 


  • Masters of Education, University of Missouri - Columbia
    • Area of Emphasis: Educational Technology, Learning Systems Design and Development
  • Masters of Science in Nursing - Research, Saint Louis UniversityBachelor of Science in Nursing, Saint Louis University
    • Area of Emphasis: Nursing of Children
    • Functional Role Preparation: Education


  • Online Educator, University of Missouri - Columbia


  • Elsevier Leading Stars in Education award (ELSIE) - simulation category 2015. This annual award recognizes the work of outstanding nursing faculty members who show exceptional skill, innovation, and effectiveness in promoting student learning, professionalism, and self-confidence.


  • Rubbelke, C. S., Keenan, S. C., & Haycraft, L. L. (2014). An Interactive Simulated Electronic Health Record Using Google Drive. Computers Informatics Nursing, 32(1), 1-6.
  • Scalzo, A., Haycraft, L. L., Rubbelke, C. S., & Smith, G. (2011). Interdisciplinary simulation training at a major midwestern health sciences center: lessons learned [Abstract]. Simulation in Healthcare, 6(6), 452.


  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • (Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists)
  • St. Louis Simulation Interest Group
  • International Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning
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