Mrs Ariane Plowright

Lecturer (Teaching Specialist (Clin))

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Bedford Park
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Ariane is a Lecturer- Teaching Specialist (Clinical Practitioner) with expertise as an Endorsed Nurse Practitioner and Child and Family Health Nurse. Ariane has 15 years experience working with Children and Families in the community and in residential services supporting families with sleep and feeding difficulties, minor childhood illnesses and also completing health and developmental assessments.

Ariane has worked for Flinders University since 2014, after completing her Masters Degree. She is interested in supporting graduate students to enhance their skills in supporting families and children in a child focused, relationship-based way.

As a Nurse Practitioner Ariane enjoys the opportunity to provide care in her clinic for families and children with common issues associated with early childhood and parenting young children. Her work is underpinned by Attachment Theory and Understanding Normal Brain Development in early childhood and how this is best supported in parenting practices. She is also interested in Maternal and Infant Mental Health and supporting women who are parenting with mental health struggles.


Lactation Consultants of Australia & New Zealand (LCANZ)

Maternal Child and Family Health Nurses Australia (MCaFHNA)


Bachelor of Nursing 2002

Graduate Certificate in Health (Child, Adolescent and Family Health Nursing) 2005

Masters of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) 2013

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) 2017

Key responsibilities

Topic Coordinator Child and Family Health Topics

Topic coordinator
NURS8823 Clinical practice for Child and Family Health Nursing
NURS8821 Health Maintenance for Infants, Children and Young People