Anaesthesia for Caesarean Delivery

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What's in this tutorial?

Discover the different types of anaesthesia that can be used for caesarean deliveries, and learn how to perform them.


Obstetric anaesthesia. 

Target Audience

Designed for anaesthesia professionals and other appropriate healthcare providers. 

Varied activities

Written lectures, illustrations and quizzes.


  • This WFSA tutorial offers opportunities for CME/CPD activity.

    SURGhub and WFSA do not award CME credits directly. It is the responsibility of the individual participant to determine eligibility for CME/CPD credit through a locally-accredited provider. Participants are responsible for downloading and presenting the certificate of completion to a local accrediting body to claim self-directed CME/CPD credits.
    Learners can record time spent on each tutorial and claim for CPD credit that corresponds with the extent of their participation.
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Course instructors

Dr Gita Nath & Dr Muhammad Waseem Athar

Dr Gita Nath was a consultant on  Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Axon Anaesthesia Associates, Hyderabad, India.
Dr Muhammad Waseem Athar is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA.

This course is provided by WFSA

The World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) is the foremost global alliance of anaesthesiologists, with 133 Member Societies representing over 140 countries and 500,000 anaesthesiologists worldwide. 

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