Chanel Watson is a registered general nurse, fellow of the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education and an MSc in Healthcare Ethics and Law. Chanel trained as a nurse in Dublin before moving to Toronto where she co-ordinated ICU clinical trials in The Toronto Hospital, Western Division. Prior to taking up her current post as Lecturer and Programme Director at the School of Nursing and Midwifery RCSI in 2006, she co-ordinated academic research and clinical trials for the Department of Surgery at the Master Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin. Chanel now teaches healthcare ethics across the nursing programmes offered at RCSI and leads the Certificate in Nursing (Nurse Midwife Prescribing), the PGDiploma in Orthopaedic Nursing and the PGCert and PGDiploma in Advanced Leadership.