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Scott Summers

Associate Teaching Professor

168 KMBL
Provo, UT 84003


Scott Summers is an associate teaching professor at Brigham Young University in the College of Nursing and has taught as full-time faculty for the past six years. During this time and for the past 10+ years he has worked in a busy Ear, Nose, and Throat clinic. He is currently certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and splits his time between teaching, clinical work in ENT, and volunteering with Utah County Search and Rescue. He has developed a well-rounded approach to both prehospital and hospital patients. He enjoys spending time with his family, (especially the outdoors), climbing, trail running, and reading.

Research Interests

Wilderness and Austere Medicine
Nursing Education

Teaching Interests

Critical Care
Physical Assessment
Wilderness and Austere Medicine


  • Diploma in Mountain Medicine, Mountain Medicine , University of New Mexico, School of Medicine (2019)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing , Brigham Young University (2011)
  • Science of Nursing, Nursing , Idaho State University (2007)

Licenses and Certifications

  • University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, Diploma in Mountain Medicine (2019 - Present)
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Family Nurse Practitioner (2011 - 2026)

Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Clinical Practice, Utah Nurse Practitioners (2015 - 2016)


  • Emergency Nurses Association (2018 - Present)
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners (2011 - Present)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society (2006 - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Other, Emergency Nurses Association (2020 - Present)
  • Other, Utah County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue (2019 - Present)
  • Other, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society (2017 - Present)
  • Other, Emergency Nurses Association; Utah State Chapter (2018 - 2020)

Courses Taught

Scott Summers