Jacqueline Carbone is a highly experienced acute care nurse practitioner that specializes in the holistic care of people with chronic pain. She is licensed in Colorado and board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Jacque earned two master’s degrees—one in acute care/geriatric nursing and one as a clinical specialist in geriatrics—from Georgetown University. She is currently completing a doctorate in Chronic Pain Psychiatric Health to address the mental health and well-being of chronic pain pa-tients She has cared for orthopedic, geriatric cardiology, acute and intensive care patients in hospitals, clinics and private practice. Jacque joined the Center for Spine and Orthopedics in September 2018. She works collaboratively with Dr. George Leimbach and Dr. Paul Leo to achieve the best possible patient outcomes.
In 2019, Jacque co-authored the Colorado Hospital Association’s Opioid Reduction and Safety Initiative for the State of Colorado, resulting in the CO CURE (Clinicians United to Resolve the Epidemic) program. The programs entails limiting opioid use; using alternatives to opioids for treating pain; implementing harm reduction strategies; and improving the treatment of patients with Opioid Use Disorder. The program is currently being piloted in clinical settings across Colorado.
Combines medications, injections and manipulation with a holistic use of supplements, hormone management and quality of life care.
Education and Training
Master of Science Degree, Acute Care/Geriatric Nursing, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Master of Science Degree, Clinical Specialist in Geriatrics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Bachelor of Science Degree, Metropolitan State College, Denver, CO
Licenses and Certification
Board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
Botox (migraine, cervical dystonia, contractus, Tourette’s)
Suboxen (addictions, high dose opioid management & withdrawal)
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification
Trauma Nursing Core Course
Wound Care Certification
Clinical Scholar (Center for Nursing Excellence)
DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certification
American Association Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
Colorado Nurses Association
American Nurses Associating
Colorado Chronic Pain Society
Travel (especially learning from indigenous people about their beliefs and healing modalities); reading almost anything and travel photography.