Interactive Learning Tool

EmmiKids Programs at Nemours

EmmiKids is an interactive web-based tool that makes complex medical information easy to understand — even for our youngest patients.

Using colorful animations, our guide, Emmi, explores various procedures and medical conditions with a simple, soothing style.

Emmi goes over:
  • reasons for surgery
  • basics of a condition
  • what to expect before, during, and after a procedure
  • risks and benefits
  • alternatives to treatment

Access EmmiKids online anywhere with an 11-digit code and password you can get from any Nemours Associate. EmmiKids is great to share with grandparents, extended family members, and friends.

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EmmiKids videos cover topics like:
  • anesthesia
  • blood disorders/cancer care: blood transfusion and lumbar puncture (spinal tap)
  • heart care: cardiac catheterization for treatment
  • ear, nose, and throat (ENT): tonsillectomy and ear tubes
  • digestive health: colonoscopy and upper endoscopy
  • general surgery: appendectomy, hernia repair, and gastrostomy tubes (G-Tubes)
  • urology: hypospadias, circumcision, orchiopexy (undescended testis)
  • eye care: retinopathy of prematurity
  • orthopedics: spinal fusion, splints, and casts
  • emergency care: lumbar puncture (spinal tap)


EmmiSafety is an 11-minute video featuring tips to keep your child safe in the hospital.