ABOUT US

What Is Crossheart Medical Training?

Crossheart Medical Training is a local, small business based in the Portland, Oregon area that is dedicated to providing the most up to date medical training that caters to the student’s needs. We offer CPR, AED and First-Aid classroom and online training options that provide lessons via video and hands on experiences.

Our instructors are active and retired emergency medical professionals that have a heart for the community that we live in.

Meet The Instructors

Instructor Sean Brown

Sean Brown

Sean grew up in a small town located outside Portland, Oregon. From a young age he knew he wanted to become a firefighter and strived toward that goal throughout high school and college. Having graduated with a Fire Science Degree, he began his education into paramedicine and became a paramedic in 1994. Sean has worked both in the private ambulance and fire service and recently retired from Clackamas Fire District with over 30 years of service as a firefighter/paramedic.

Sean also served as a SWAT medic from 2013 to 2020 for Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office deploying and training with the team. He enjoyed his time of service but is now excited to pass his knowledge and experience through the classes he is teaching. Sean specializes in teaching massive hemorrhage control using tourniquets, pressure dressings and wound packing.

Instructor Jed Wachlin

Jed Wachlin

Jed was born in rural Wisconsin, and traveled to the west coast for his education. He was active in high school as the student body president, and captain of the football team. He received an Associates Degree in Fire Science, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Fire Service Administration. Jed has over 25 years of experience as a career officer in the fire service, working in the second largest fire district in the state of Oregon.

He has three grown children, and followed his parents teaching path, instructing medical and safety classes for the past three decades. Jed is an avid woodworker and has volunteered his time with numerous local and national non-profit agencies, including Medical Teams Northwest, Global Mission Readiness, and Habitat for Humanity. He is active in his local church, building homes in Mexico on a regular basis. Jed is an amateur illusionist, and uses his skills to convey the principles of CPR. to individuals and groups. His passion is to share his experience and convey hope to communities everywhere.