School of Nursing


ZHANG Yaqing

PhD, Professor


Tel: +86 18017287039

Research areas: Nursing Management;Nursing Education;Chronic Disease Management


  • Since 2010, as an academic leader of nursing discipline in Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), her work has strongly pushed School of Nursing to be one of the first doctoral programs of nursing across China. Furthermore, her team received 1400,000 USD for discipline development. She leaded the team to establish in-depth domestic and international collaboration with outstanding researchers from the U.S., Australia, Hong Kong and Her team trained over 200 junior nurse leaders from 12 affiliated hospitals. Our school have been ranked as No.5 and No.6 nationwide in the third and fourth round of China Discipline Ranking. She was also appointed as the first doctoral supervisor by SJTU.

  • She has hosted over more than 60 scientific research and teaching research projects, including more than 20 national Social Science Foundation projects, national Natural Science sub-projects and provincial and ministerial projects. The study was rated in the top third of the country when the results were reviewed. She has published more than 160 research papers in SCI and core journals, among which three papers have won the first and second prizes of national Hundred Excellent Papers in Medical education and Medical Education management. She has obtained 6 national copyright written works patents. As the first person in charge, he has won 30 provincial and ministerial awards or honors, including National Online First-class Undergraduate course, National High-quality Online Open Course, Shanghai Education Award, Shanghai Teaching Achievement Award, Shanghai First Virtual simulation experimental Teaching Project, Shanghai Nursing Science and Technology Award, National Bao Gang Excellent Teacher Award, etc. She assumed the position of chief editor and deputy chief editor of nearly 20 national planning textbooks.

Professional affiliations

  • Vice-chairman of Nursing Higher Education Accreditation of Ministry of Education;

  • Member of Nursing Professional Teaching Committee of Ministry of Education;

  • Fellow of American Academy of Nursing (FAAN)

  • Member of Nursing Education Committee of Chinese Nursing Association;

  • Vice-chairman of The National Nursing Academic Textbooks Writing Advisory Board;

  • Vice-chairman of Medical Science Committee under Chinese Science Writers Association.

  • Director of Nursing Education Committee of Shanghai Nursing Association

  • Deputy Director of Biomedical Journal Committee, Shanghai Science and Technology Journal Society.


Journal Articles in English in Last 10 Years

  • Wen-Yi Luo, Ping Ni, Lin Chen, Qian-Qian Pan, Hao Zhang and Ya-Qing Zhang.Development of the ICF-CY Set for Cardiac Rehabilitation After Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgery. Frontiers in pediatrics. ORIGINAL RESEARCH.published: 2022,10(1):1-9.doi: 10.3389/fped.2022.790431

  • Xia Liu , Adeleke Fowokan , Sherry L. Grace , Biao Ding , Shu Meng , Xiu Chen , Yinghua Xia and Yaqing Zhang.Chinese patients’ clinical and psychosocial outcomes in the 6 months following percutaneous coronary intervention[J]. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2021,21:148-159.

  • Liu X, Ghisi GLM, Meng S, Grace SL, Shi W, Zhang L, Gallagher R, Oh P, Aultman C, Sandison N, Ding B, Zhang Y. Establishing a process to translate and adapt health education materials for natives and immigrants: The case of Mandarin adaptations of cardiac rehabilitation education[J]. Heart Lung, 2021,50(6):794-817.

  • Liu X, Fowokan A, Grace S L, Zhang Yq et al. Translation, Cross-Cultural Adaptation, and Psychometric Validation of the Chinese/Mandarin Cardiac Rehabilitation Barriers Scale (CRBS-C/M)[J]. Rehabil Res Pract, 2021,2021:5511426.

  • Liu X, Grace S L, Ding B, Zhang Yq et al. Cardiac Rehabilitation Perceptions Among Healthcare Providers in China: A Mixed-Methods Study[J]. Altern Ther Health Med, 2021.

  • Luo, W. Y. , Xu, Z. M. , Zhang, Y. Y. , Hong, L. , Zhang, M. J. , & Zhang, Y. Q. . (2020). The nutritional status of pediatric patients with single ventricle undergoing a bidirectional glenn procedure. Pediatric Cardiology, 41(8), 1594-1600.

  • Wen-Yi Luo,Ji-Wen Sun,Wen-Lan Zhang,Qian Li,Ping Ni,Lie-Bing Zhao,Jin-Hui Tian,Ya-Qing Zhang,Hong Lu .Mamagement in the paediatric wards facing novel coronavirus infection: arapid review of guidelinesand consensuses[J]. BMJ OPEN,2020,10:1-8.DOI:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-039897

  • Wen F, Wang L, Fang Z, Zhang Y. The Chinese Version of the Work Control Scale for Nurses: Modifying the Translation and Psychometric Testing [J]. Asian Nursing Research[J]. Asian Nursing Research, 2020, 14(2): 122-8.

  • Li, X, Zhang, Y, Yan, D, Wen, F, Zhang, Y. Nurses‘ intention to stay: The impact of perceived organizational support, job control and job satisfaction[J]. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 2020, 76: 1141-1150.

  • Yan D, Wen F, Li X, Zhang Y. The relationship between psychological capital and innovation behaviour in Chinese nurses. J Nurs Manag. 2020;28:471– 479.

  • Zhang, Y., Steege, L., Pavek, K., Brown, R., Zhang, Y. (2019). Identifying patterns of occupational stress trajectories among newly graduated nurses: A longitudinal study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 99, 103332, 1-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.03.022.  [Impact Factor: 3.570 as of 2019]

  • Zhu, B., Martyn-Nemeth, P., Ruggiero, L., Park, C. G., Zhang, Y., & Fritschi, C. (2019).Associations between fatigue, sleep disturbance and eating style in adults with type 2 diabetes: A correlational study . Journal of Clinical Nursing.09:3200-3209.DOI: 10.1111/jocn.14883. [Impact Factor: 1.757 as of 2019]

  • Wang L, Tao H, Bowers BJ, Brown R, Zhang Y. Influence of Social Support and Self-Efficacy on Resilience of Early Career Registered Nurses[J]. West J Nurs Res. 2018, 40(5): 648-664. DOI:10.1177 / 0193945916685712. [Impact Factor: 1.323 as of 2018]

  • Wang L, Tao H, Bowers BJ, Brown R, Zhang Y. When nurse emotional intelligence matters: How transformational leadership influences intent to stay[J]. Journal of nursing management. 2018, 26(4): 358-65. DOI: 10.1111/jonm.12509. [Impact Factor: 1.912 as of 2018]

  • Zhang, Y., Wu, J., Fang, Z., Zhang, Y., & Wong, F. K. Y. (2017). Newly graduated nurses’ intention to leave in their first year of practice in Shanghai: A longitudinal study. Nursing Outlook, 65(2), 202-211. DOI: 10.1016/j.outlook.2016.10.007. [Impact Factor: 2.236 as of 2016]

  • Hu, Y., Zhang, Y., Shen, N., Wu, J., & Malmedal, W. K. (2017). Stressors of newly graduated nurses in Shanghai paediatric hospital: a qualitative study. Journal of nursing management, 25(3), 184-193. DOI: 10.1111/jonm.12454.[Impact Factor: 1.912 as of 2017]

  • Yuanyuan Zhang, Yan Qian, Juemin Wu, Fule Wen, Yaqing Zhang.(2016) .The Effectiveness and Implementation of Mentoring Program for Newly Graduated Nurses: A Systematic Review. Nurse Education Today.37,136-144.DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2015.11.027.[Impact Factor: 2.533 as of 2016]

  • Zhang,Y., Wei, M., Zhang, Y.Q., Shen, N.P. Chinese family management of chronic childhood conditions: A cluster analysis. Journal for Specialist in Pediatric Nursing, 2014,19(1),39-53. DOI: 10.1111/jspn.12046. [Impact Factor: 0.923 as of 2014]

  • Zhang,Y., Wei, M., Han, H.R., Zhang, Y.Q., & Shen, N.P. Testing the applicability of the family management style framework to Chinese families. Western Journal of Nursing, 2013, 35(7), 920-942 DOI: 10.1177/0193945913482051. [Impact Factor: 1.375 as of 2013]

  • Dehong Yu, YaqingZhang, Yun Xu, Juemin Wu, Caifeng Wang. Improvement in Critical Thinking Dispositions of Undergraduate Nursing Students Through Problem-Based Learning: A Crossover-Experimental Study[J]. Journal of Nursing Education, 2013, 52(10): 574-591. DOI: 10.3928/01484834-20130924-02. [Impact Factor: 1.456 as of 2013]

  • Hong Tao, Aihua Zhang, Jingchao Hu, Yaqing Zhang. Regional differences in job satisfaction for mainland Chinese nurses. Nursing Outlook, 2012, 60(4):213-220. DOI: 10.1016/j.outlook.2011.08.007. [Impact Factor: 2.359 as of 2012]


  • Chief Editor of book 《Advanced Health Assessment》 published in Mar, 2018. ISBN 978-7-117-25970-5/R.25971.

  • Associate Editor of book 《Advanced Nursing Practice》 published in Mar, 2018. ISBN 978-7-117-25938-5/R.25939.

  • Chief Editor of book 《Being Nursing Master During 80 Days》published in Dec, 2017. ISBN 9787547837467.

  • Chief Editor of book 《Clinical Nursing Practice Questions and Answers》published in May, 2017. ISBN 978-7-117-24435-0/R·24436.

  • Chief Editor of book 《Nursing Research》published in Jan, 2016. ISBN 978-7-5659-1264-1.

  • Chief Editor of book 《Health Assessment》published in Dec, 2015. ISBN 978-7-309-11339-6.

  • Chief Editor of book 《Nursing Research》published in Jun, 2015. ISBN 978-7-5659-1089-0.

  • Chief Editor of book 《PBL-Situation-Simulation Comprehensive Case Nursing Tutorial (Teacher Edition)》published in Jan, 2015. ISBN 978-7-117-19590-4.

  • Chief Editor of book 《PBL-Situation-Simulation Comprehensive Case Nursing Tutorial (Student Edition)》published in Jan, 2015. ISBN 978-7-117-19589-8.

  • Associate Editor of book 《Introduction to Advanced Nursing Practice》published in 2012.