Essentials in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (EMIGS) is a comprehensive program designed by experts in the field over the past five years for the standardized education and assessment of MIGS knowledge and skills. The program encompasses three main components, EMIGS Didactics, EMIGS Cognitive, and EMIGS Manual Skills. In addition, we strongly believe in the power of research in advancing and strengthening the program, and we have formalized this process under the leadership of experts in the field.

EMIGS Didactics

This online program boasts more than 80 narrated lectures that span the gamut of evidence-based knowledge in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.

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           The EMIGS Didactics are provided as a resource and are not intended to be the sole preparation                       material for the cognitive exam.

EMIGS Cognitive

An extensive MIGS-specific cognitive exam has been developed and ratified in an iterative fashion by subject matter experts. The exam has been validated and standard setting has been completed using state-of-the-art psychometric expertise. Join our mailing list below to get the latest news and updates.

EMIGS Manual Skills

The EMIGS Skills exam will consist of 5 laparoscopic tasks to be performed in a proprietary LaparoBowl (patent pending) to simulate operating in the female pelvis.  The videos below demonstrate how to unbox, prepare, setup and complete each 5 EMIGS tasks.


TASK INSTRUCTION VIDEOS

EMIGS TASK 1 -  SLEEVE TRANSFER
Video            Instructions

EMIGS TASK 2 - CIRCLE CUT
Video               Instructions

EMIGS TASK 3 - EXTRACORPOREAL KNOT TYING
Video                Instructions

EMIGS TASK 4 - INTRACORPOREAL KNOT TYING
Video                Instructions

EMIGS TASK 5 - RUNNING STITCH
Video.                Instructions

UNBOXING AND SETUP VIDEOS 
VIDEO 1: Unboxing - Box Contents
VIDEO 2: Port Placement & Cable Connections
VIDEO 3: Skills setup and Timing

COMPLETE SKILLS EXAM CHECKLIST

EMIGS Instructions

The EMIGS Program is a comprehensive, standardized program for learning, practicing and assessment of the Essentials in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery..

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EMIGS Consumables & Supplies

Need additional Laparobowls or just want to replenish your supply of gauze or penrose drains? We have you covered. AAGL has partnered with Inovus Medical to fulfill all orders for consumables and additional kits. This also includes replacement parts.

Go to the Inovus Medical EMIGS Site

EMIGS Terms and Conditions

By purchasing the EMIGS Program the participant (test taker) of the program agrees to all terms and conditions.

EMIGS Frequently Asked Questions

Have a Question or Need Assistance?

Our team is here to help answer any questions. Just fill out the EMIGS Support Form and we will get back to you within 1 business day (usually within a few hours). Our hours of support are from 8:00am - 5:00pm Pacific M-F

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