Preparing Your Child for Surgery

Your child's doctor may ask that you view some important information using an online education program called Emmi® to prepare you for your child’s upcoming procedure. Information is available for:

  • Anesthesia for your child
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Gastric banding (adjustable)
  • Gastric bypass
  • Laparoscopic gastric bypass
  • Lap-band - 6 months post-op
  • Lap-band - adjustments
  • Lap-band - first 4 to 6 weeks post-op
  • Lap-band surgery
  • Sleeve gastrectomy


This program takes about 20 minutes to complete.