PAWS: Prevention of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome
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This quick, 15 minute online course walks you through using the Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment of Alcohol Scale, Revised (CIWA-Ar).

The Guidelines and associated information are delivered using a presentation program with synchronized slides and audio.

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We appreciate your participation in this project. We encourage you to provide feedback about the program, or the material, by clicking on the Feedback link at the end of the course.

Before You Begin:

  • This Clinical Practice Guidelines Online Course is accessed via the Internet (minimum connection speed is 56 kbps or higher).

  • Due to the performance variability of the Internet, an adequate modem or local connection cannot guarantee optimum performance.

  • Since the programs involve active sound, please make sure your system has speakers or you have headphones to listen to the dialog.

  • To view or print certain materials throughout the program, you will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

To Start:

  1. Set your monitor to: 800x600 pixels or more.

  2. Make sure that the Flash viewer is installed on your computer. If you can read the contents of the box below and hear the audio test, then you have the Flash viewer installed and audio components ready. If you do not have Flash viewer, click here to install it.

3. Now you are ready to progress to start the course (Click on the "Next" button).

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