Summer Folkerts Nursing Arts Center and Clinical Coordinator


M.S.N., Grand Canyon University
B.S.N., Dordt College
A.A., St. Luke's College

SCI 20

Prior to joining Northwestern's nursing department, Summer Folkerts was a nurse at Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where she specialized in full-spectrum care of cardiac and vascular patients. She also worked as a charge nurse at a skilled nursing facility that served rehab, long-term care, and memory care patients. She earned an associate's degree in nursing from St. Luke's College, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Dordt College, and a Master of Science in Nursing Education from Grand Canyon University.

Registered Nurse, Avera Heart Hospital, 2018-2021

Charge Nurse, Prairie View Skilled Nursing Facility, 2017-2018