EVENT CENTER
at
PACIFIC BEACH MED SPA



Thrush Center for Healthy Living
and
San Diego Academy of Aesthetics

Events and classes on hold secondary to the  COVID-19 pandemic

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Music playing. No narration.

THRUSH CENTER FOR HEALTHY LIVING

MISSION: To educate the public about how to live a longer, healthier life using scientific evidence-based methods in a fun, relaxing environment.

Did you know that even if the most significant variable (smoking) is removed, scientific studies show how you can live 10 years longer by observing simple lifestyle modifications?

COURSES:

  • Maximizing lifespan using science:

    • Leverage scientific studies to live longer and healthier lives

  • Diet and life expectancy: What's the skinny?

    • What diet is associated with longer life?

  • Blue Zones: Why do areas with the longest life expediencies have in common?

    • Blue Zones are areas where life expectancy is increased. Only one of them is ethnically diverse and located in an urban environment.

  • Living with Chronic Pain: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

    • A round table focus group on living with CRPS / RSD.

SAN DIEGO ACADEMY OF AESTHETICS

 

MISSION: To train health care providers in current aesthetic techniques.

Are you a Physician, RN or PA who wants to learn how to safely inject Fillers and Botox?

COURSES:

  • Injectables: Neuromodulators and Fillers

    • Learn how to inject Botox and Juvéderm

    • Learn how to identify complications

    • Learn when to refer in emergencies

    • Hands on practice sessions

  • Advanced Injectables:

    • Learn off-label use for special indications

  • Suturing for the NP and PA

    • Learn appropriate suture techniques for various wound types

    • Learn when to refer complex wounds

    • Learn when to use x-ray or other studies

    • Hands on laboratory practice sessions

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EVENTS

FREE TO THE PUBLIC!

 

MISSION: To provide community events on topics of health and beauty.

EVENTS:

  • BOTOX: Panacea or Poison?

Drs. Thrush and Peros discuss Botox and neuromodulators in an informal setting.

  • Energy treatments in Aesthetics: Do they work?

Drs. Thrush and Peros discuss how various energy treatments work in the aesthetics industry including Lasers, IPL, Radio Frequency, Cool Sculpting, Plasma Pen, Microneedling and more.

  • Emerging Therapies in Aesthetics: Myths or Magic?

Drs. Thrush and Peros discuss  and answer questions about new therapies with potential benefit such as injections for hair growth and non-invasive blepharoplasty.

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SEMINARS

 

MISSION: To provide further educations for students and medical professionals on topics of interest.

SEMINARS:

  • GETTING ACCEPTED TO MEDICAL SCHOOL:  A CONTRADICTARIAN'S GUIDE, by Jerry Thrush, MD, FAAEM

Dr. Thrush left high school without a diploma at age 16 went from being a "high school dropout" to graduating from university with highest honors–Magna Cum Laud and being accepted to Stanford University School of Medicine at age 19. He then served on the admissions committee at Stanford's School of Medicine and shares his secrets from first hand experience.

  • ADVANCED DEGREES IN NURSING: Jenilyn Peros, MSN, DNP, FNP-C

Dr. Peros shares her experience in nursing from BSN to MSN, FNP and DNP. She provides valuable insights into the value of advanced nursing degrees as well as the admissions process. Learn what degrees are right for you and what admissions committees are looking for.

  • Writing for the Physician:

Have you always wanted to write that book and get it published? This is your how-to writer's guide to writing from the perspective of the medical professional. This seminar includes information on both fiction and non-fiction writing by published authors, editors, writers, and agents.

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SPECIAL EVENTS
&
COURSES

Watch this site for upcoming events and courses.  reopening guidelines evolve. Event Center at Pacific Beach Med Spa is operated by Allureous, LLC

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