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AOTA's Evidence Exchange

The AOTA Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Project has launched the Evidence Exchange, a central repository for Critically Appraised Papers (CAPs) and related resources. The Evidence Exchange includes opportunities for members to participate as CAP Submitters as well as CAP Reviewers on an ongoing basis. View timelines here.

Please join us on this exciting venture. If you have questions please contact Deborah Lieberman dlieberman@aota.org

*The Evidence Exchange is managed using OASIS—the Online Abstract Submission and Invitation SystemSM

CAP Reviewers

CAP Reviewers need to have 1 year of post-graduation experience and experience reading and critically appraising research literature.

Reviewers commit to the project based on their available time and have the important responsibility of providing quality control.

To become a CAP Reviewer, you need to:

  • Complete the online CAP Reviewer Application.
  • Participate in an online training program

Apply to be a reviewer *

CAP Submissions

CAPs are at-a-glance summaries of the findings and methods of individual articles.

Before submitting a CAP, please review the CAP Guidelines that provide a step-by-step description of each part of the critical appraisal process. Students submitting CAPs are encouraged to collaborate with a faculty member.

Additional Resources:

Submit a CAP *