NEWS | December 8, 2020

Year of the Nurse blog, Natalie Detwiler: ‘What nurses recognize is that it’s treating the whole family’

Natalie Detwiler

Experiencing first-hand the impact that truly compassionate nurses had on the care of her brother, UC Davis Health’s Natalie Detwiler understands that it’s vitally important to involve and engage with a patient’s family and loved ones.

Hear her describe, in her own words, some of the ways nurses reach out and make connections.

In celebration of Florence Nightingale's 200th birthday, 2020 is the Year of the Nurse. Beginning on National Nurses Week (May 6-12) and continuing throughout the year, a special blog will feature the stories, memories and motivations of UC Davis Health nurses.

Hear their words, and get to know why and how they invest such heart, passion, expertise and commitment in their life-changing work.