Conversion of Labour Epidural
Analgesia to Anaesthesia for
Caesarean Delivery

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What's in this tutorial?

Discover how to perform an epidural conversion, to mitigate the risks associated with it, and to manage a failed conversion.


Learn to convert epidural
analgesia to anaesthesia for
caesarean delivery.

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.

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    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 Shweta S. Mogal & Dr Manokanth Madapu

Dr Shweta S. Mogal is an Associate Consultant at the Department of Anaesthesiology, Fortis Escorts Hospital, Faridabad, India.
Dr Manokanth Madapu is a Consultant Anaesthesiologist at the Fernandez Hospital Foundation, Hyderabad, India.

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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